Camponotus theobaldi

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Camponotus theobaldi
Temporal range: Chattian stage, Late Oligocene Aix-en-Provence, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. theobaldi
Binomial name
Camponotus theobaldi
Özdikmen, 2010
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Aix-en-Provence, France (Late Oligocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • saussurei. †Camponotus saussurei Théobald, 1937b: 316, pl. 25, fig. 15 (m.) FRANCE (Oligocene). Unresolved junior primary homonym of saussurei Forel, above: Bolton, 1995: 122. Replacement name: †theobaldi Özdikmen, 2010a: 534.
  • theobaldi. †Camponotus theobaldi Özdikmen, 2010a: 534. Replacement name for saussurei Théobald, 1937b: 316. Junior primary homonym of saussurei Forel, 1879a: 103.]

Description

References

  • Théobald, N. 1937b. Notes complémentaire sur les insectes fossiles oligocènes des gypses d'Aix-en-Provence. Bull. Mens. Soc. Sci. Nancy (n.s.5) 6: 157-178