Camponotus punctulatus cruentus

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Camponotus punctulatus cruentus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. punctulatus
Subspecies: C. punctulatus cruentus
Trinomial name
Camponotus punctulatus cruentus
Santschi, 1922

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Association with Other Organisms

  • This species is a host for the strepsipteran Caenocholax fenyesi (a parasite) (Cook, 2019).
  • This species is a host for the strepsipteran Myrmecolax ogloblini (a parasite) (Cook, 2019) (reported as "Camponotus punctulatus cruentatus Forel").
  • This species is a host for the strepsipteran Stichotrema beckeri (a parasite) (Cook, 2019).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • cruentus. Camponotus (Myrmoturba) punctulatus st. cruenta Santschi, 1922c: 104.
    • [First available use of Camponotus punctulatus subsp. imberbis var. cruenta Emery, 1906c: 190 (footnote) (w.) ARGENTINA (Mendoza); unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • [Misspelled as cruentata by Santschi, 1912e: 534.]
    • Santschi, 1939e: 326 (m.).
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1925b: 78.
    • Subspecies of punctulatus: Santschi, 1912e: 534; Santschi, 1939e: 326; Kusnezov, 1952d: 216; Kempf, 1972a: 70; Zolessi, et al. 1988: 7; Bolton, 1995b: 95.
    • Material of the unavailable name mediorufa referred here by Santschi, 1922c: 104; Kempf, 1972a: 71; Bolton, 1995b: 95.

Description

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