Camponotus sphaericus

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Camponotus sphaericus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. sphaericus
Binomial name
Camponotus sphaericus
Roger, 1863
Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Cuba (type locality).

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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.

  • sphaericus. Camponotus sphaericus Roger, 1863a: 146 (w.) CUBA. Mann, 1920: 436 (s.). Combination in C. (Myrmeurynota): Forel, 1914a: 274; in C. (Colobopsis): Mann, 1920: 436; in C. (Manniella): Wheeler, W.M. 1921a: 19. Current subspecies: nominal plus cardini, rufipilis, sphaeralis.

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 274, Combination in C. (Myrmeurynota))
  • Mann, W. M. 1920b. Additions to the ant fauna of the West Indies and Central America. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 42: 403-439 (page 436, soldier described)
  • Mann, W. M. 1920b. Additions to the ant fauna of the West Indies and Central America. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 42: 403-439 (page 436, Combination in C. (Colobopsis))
  • Roger, J. 1863a. Die neu aufgeführten Gattungen und Arten meines Formiciden-Verzeichnisses nebst Ergänzung einiger früher gegebenen Beschreibungen. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7: 131-214 (page 146, worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1921a. Professor Emery's subgenera of the genus Camponotus Mayr. Psyche (Camb.) 28: 16-19 (page 19, Combination in C. (Manniella))