Camponotus planus peregrinus

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Camponotus planus peregrinus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. planus
Subspecies: C. planus peregrinus
Trinomial name
Camponotus planus peregrinus
Emery, 1893

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Ecuador, Galapagos Islands (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • peregrinus. Camponotus peregrinus Emery, 1893d: 91 (w.) ECUADOR (Galapagos Is).
    • Wheeler, W.M. 1924a: 118 (q.m.).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmorhachis): Forel, 1914a: 274;
    • combination in C. (Myrmocladoecus): Wheeler, W.M. 1924a: 118.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1896d: 377 (in list).
    • Subspecies of planus: Wheeler, W.M. 1919c: 291; Wheeler, W.M. 1924a: 118; Emery, 1925b: 167; Stitz, 1932a: 371; Wheeler, W.M. 1933a: 59; Wheeler, W.M. 1935g: 45; Linsley & Usinger, 1966: 177; Kempf, 1972a: 55; Bolton, 1995b: 117.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1893f. Notice sur quelques fourmis des îles Galapagos. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 62: 89-92 (page 91, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 274, Combination in C. (Myrmorhachis))
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1919d. Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Galapagos Islands, 1905-1906. XIV. The ants of the Galapagos Islands. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. (4)2(2 2: 259-297 (page 291, Subspecies of planus)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1924b. The Formicidae of the Harrison Williams Galapagos Expedition. Zoologica (N. Y.) 5: 101-122 (page 118, queen, male described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1924b. The Formicidae of the Harrison Williams Galapagos Expedition. Zoologica (N. Y.) 5: 101-122 (page 118, Combination in C. (Myrmocladoecus))