Camponotus termitarius

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Camponotus termitarius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. termitarius
Binomial name
Camponotus termitarius
Emery, 1902

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Specimen labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -18.112222° to -22.809943°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Brazil (type locality), Paraguay.

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.

  • termitarius. Camponotus punctulatus subsp. termitarius Emery, in Wasmann, 1902b: 297 (footnote) (w.q.) BRAZIL (Rio Grande do Sul), ARGENTINA (Entre Ríos).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Forel, 1913l: 249;
    • combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 79.
    • Subspecies of punctulatus: Emery, 1903: 70; Emery, 1906c: 190; Forel, 1908c: 402; Forel, 1913l: 249; Bruch, 1914: 230; Luederwaldt, 1918: 50; Santschi, 1922b: 377; Santschi, 1923c: 273; Emery, 1925b: 79; Borgmeier, 1927c: 146; Santschi, 1939e: 325 (in key); Kusnezov, 1952d: 216; Kempf, 1972a: 71; Bolton, 1995b: 126.
    • Status as species: Wild, 2007b: 29, 48.

Description

References


References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Emery C. 1906. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. XXVI. Bullettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 37: 107-194.
  • Forel A. 1908. Ameisen aus Sao Paulo (Brasilien), Paraguay etc. gesammelt von Prof. Herm. v. Ihering, Dr. Lutz, Dr. Fiebrig, etc. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 58: 340-418.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Kusnezov N. 1952. El género Camponotus en la Argentina (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Zoologica Lilloana 12: 183-252.
  • Santoandre S., J. Filloy, G. A. Zurita, and M. I. Bellocq. 2019. Ant taxonomic and functional diversity show differential response to plantation age in two contrasting biomes. Forest Ecology and Management 437: 304-313.
  • Santschi F. 1922. Myrmicines, dolichodérines et autres formicides néotropiques. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 54: 345-378.
  • Santschi F. 1923. Solenopsis et autres fourmis néotropicales. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 30: 245-273.
  • Santschi F. 1925. Fourmis des provinces argentines de Santa Fe, Catamarca, Santa Cruz, Córdoba et Los Andes. Comunicaciones del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural "Bernardino Rivadavia" 2: 149-168.