Camponotus timidus

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Camponotus timidus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. timidus
Binomial name
Camponotus timidus
(Jerdon, 1851)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (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.

  • timidus. Formica timida Jerdon, 1851: 122 (w.q.) INDIA. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Formica timida Foerster, 1850a: 35 (now in Lasius) (Bolton, 1995b: 127).] Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 3. Subgenus indeterminate: Emery, 1925b: 172.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 172, Subgenus indeterminate)
  • Jerdon, T. C. 1851. A catalogue of the species of ants found in Southern India. Madras J. Lit. Sci. 17: 103-127 (page 122, worker, queen described)
  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 3, Combination in Camponotus)