Camponotus parius

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Camponotus parius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. parius
Binomial name
Camponotus parius
Emery, 1889

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Bangladesh, India, Laos, Myanmar (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China.


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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.

  • parius. Camponotus micans r. paria Emery, 1889b: 513 (w.) MYANMAR. Bingham, 1903: 364 (q.); Imai, et al. 1984: 9 (k.). Combination in C. (Myrmosericus): Forel, 1913k: 129. Raised to species: Bingham, 1903: 364. Subspecies of rufoglaucus: Forel, 1892j: 238; Emery, 1895h: 48 (in key); Forel, 1907e: 19; Santschi, 1920h: 174; Wheeler, W.M. 1921c: 545; Wheeler, W.M. 1923b: 6; Wheeler, W.M. 1929f: 9. Raised to species: Donisthorpe, 1929a: 448.

Description

Karyotype

  • 2n = 40, karyotype = 40A (India) (Imai et al., 1984).

References

  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 364, queen described)
  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 364, Raised to species)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1929a. The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) taken by Major R. W. G. Hingston, M.C., I.M.S. (ret.), on the Mount Everest Expedition, 1924. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(4): 444-449 (page 448, Raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1889d. Formiche di Birmania e del Tenasserim raccolte da Leonardo Fea (1885-87). [concl.]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 27[=(2)(7): 513-520 (page 513, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1895i. Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3e mémoire. Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 64: 15-56 (page 48, (in key) Subspecies/race of rufoglaucus)
  • Forel, A. 1892k. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part I. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 7: 219-245 (page 238, Subspecies/race of rufoglaucus)
  • Forel, A. 1907h. Formiciden aus dem Naturhistorischen Museum in Hamburg. II. Teil. Neueingänge seit 1900. Mitt. Naturhist. Mus. Hambg. 24: 1-20 (page 19, Subspecies/race of rufoglaucus)
  • Forel, A. 1913l. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise nach Ostindien ausgeführt im Auftrage der Kgl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin von H. v. Buttel-Reepen. II. Ameisen aus Sumatra, Java, Malacca und Ceylon. Gesammelt von Her (page 129, Combination in C. (Myrmosericus))
  • Imai, H. T.; Baroni Urbani, C.; Kubota, M.; Sharma, G. P.; Narasimhanna, M. H.; Das, B. C.; 1984. Karyological survey of Indian ants. Jpn. J. Genet. 59: 1-32 (page 9, karyotype described)
  • Santschi, F. 1920h. Fourmis d'Indo-Chine. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 60: 158-176 (page 174, Subspecies/race of rufoglaucus)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1921c. Chinese ants. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 64: 529-547 (page 545, Subspecies/race of rufoglaucus)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1923c. Chinese ants collected by Professor S. F. Light and Professor A. P. Jacot. Am. Mus. Novit. 69: 1-6 (page 6, Subspecies/race of rufoglaucus)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1929g. Some ants from China and Manchuria. Am. Mus. Novit. 361: 1-11 (page 9, Subspecies/race of rufoglaucus)