Camponotus solon

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Camponotus solon
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. solon
Binomial name
Camponotus solon
Forel, 1886

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Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Angola (type locality), Benin, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Senegal.


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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.

  • solon. Camponotus rubripes r. solon Forel, 1886f: 152 (s.w.) ANGOLA. Emery, 1899e: 500 (q.). Combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Forel, 1913h: 355; in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 100. Raised to species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 253. Subspecies of maculatus: Emery, 1896d: 371; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 235. Status as species: Emery, 1920b: 255; Emery, 1920c: 6; Emery, 1925b: 100; Santschi, 1935a: 279. Current subspecies: nominal plus chiton, jugurtha.

Description

References

  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 253, Raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1896j. Saggio di un catalogo sistematico dei generi Camponotus, Polyrhachis e affini. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)5:363-382 (page 371, Subspecies of maculatus)
  • Emery, C. 1899d. Fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 43: 459-504 (page 500, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 255, Status as species)
  • Emery, C. 1920d. Studi sui Camponotus. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 52: 3-48 (page 6, Status as species)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 100, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 100, Status as species)
  • Forel, A. 1886h. Études myrmécologiques en 1886. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 30: 131-215 (page 152, soldier, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1913i. Quelques fourmis du Musée du Congo Belge (1). Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 57: 347-359 (page 355, Combination in C. (Myrmoturba))
  • Santschi, F. 1935a. Fourmis du Musée du Congo Belge. Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 27: 254-285 (page 279, Status as species)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922b. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. II. The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 39-269 (page 235, Subspecies of maculatus)