Camponotus vehemens

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Camponotus vehemens
Temporal range: Early Oligocene
Brunstatt, Haut-Rhin, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. vehemens
Binomial name
Camponotus vehemens
Förster, 1891
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Germany (Oligocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • miserabilis. †Camponotus miserabilis Förster, 1891: 430, pl. 13, fig. 4 (q.) GERMANY (Oligocene). Junior synonym of †vehemens: Théobald, 1937b: 218.
  • vehemens. †Camponotus vehemens Förster, 1891: 428, pl. 13, fig. 3 (m.) GERMANY (Oligocene). Théobald, 1937b: 218 (w.q.m.). Senior synonym of †miserabilis: Théobald, 1937b: 218.

Description

References

  • Förster, B. 1891. Die Insekten des "Plattigen Steinmergels" von Brunstatt. Abh. Geol. Spezialkt. Elsass-Lothringen 3: 333-594 (page 428, pl. 13, fig. 3 male described)
  • Theobald, N. 1937a. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocènes de France. Nancy: G. Thomas, 473 pp. (page 218, worker, queen, male described)
  • Theobald, N. 1937a. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocènes de France. Nancy: G. Thomas, 473 pp. (page 218, Senior synonym of miserabilis)