Camponotus pilicornis massiliensis

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Camponotus pilicornis massiliensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus pilicornis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus pilicornis massiliensis
Schmitz, 1950

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Camponotus pilicornis.

Nomenclature

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

  • massiliensis. Camponotus pilicornis var. massiliensis Schmitz, 1950: 13 (w.) FRANCE. [First available use of Camponotus maculatus r. dichrous var. massiliensis Forel, 1894d: 41; unavailable name.] Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969: 83. Raised to species: Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969: 83. Junior synonym of pilicornis: Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009: 480.

References

  • Collingwood, C. A.; Yarrow, I. H. H. 1969. A survey of Iberian Formicidae (Hymenoptera). EOS. Rev. Esp. Entomol. 44: 53-101 (page 83, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Schmitz, H. 1950. Formicidae quaedam a cl. A. Stärcke determinatae, quas in Lusitania collegit. Brotéria Ser. Cienc. Nat. 19: 12-16 (page 13, worker described)