Camponotus ostiarius

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Camponotus ostiarius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. ostiarius
Binomial name
Camponotus ostiarius
Forel, 1914

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • ostiarius. Camponotus (Myrmamblys) ostiarius Forel, 1914d: 258 (s.w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Arnold, 1924: 702 (q.m.). Combination in C. (Paramyrmamblys): Santschi, 1926c: 604.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1924. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part VI. Camponotinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 675-766 (page 702, queen, male described)
  • Forel, A. 1914d. Formicides d'Afrique et d'Amérique nouveaux ou peu connus. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 50: 211-288 (page 258, soldier, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1926c. Nouvelles notes sur les Campontous. Rev. Suisse Zool. 33: 597-618 (page 604, Combination in C. (Paramyrmamblys))