Camponotus vestitus

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Camponotus vestitus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. vestitus
Binomial name
Camponotus vestitus
(Smith, F., 1858)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa (type locality), Zimbabwe.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • vestitus. Formica vestita Smith, F. 1858b: 32 (q.) SOUTH AFRICA. Arnold, 1924: 694 (s.w.). Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 2; in C. (Myrmosericus): Emery, 1925b: 106. Subspecies of rufoglaucus: Emery, 1894i: 47; Emery, 1895h: 48; Forel, 1907e: 16; Santschi, 1914d: 381; Arnold, 1924: 694. Revived status as species: Santschi, 1926b: 258; Santschi, 1930a: 74; Bernard, 1953b: 262. Current subspecies: nominal plus anthracinus, bombycinus, comptus, intuens, lujai, pectitus, perpectitus, strophiatus.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1924. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part VI. Camponotinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 675-766 (page 694, soldier, worker described)
  • Arnold, G. 1924. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part VI. Camponotinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 675-766 (page 694, Subspecies of rufoglaucus)
  • Bernard, F. 1953b [1952]. La réserve naturelle intégrale du Mt Nimba. XI. Hyménoptères Formicidae. Mém. Inst. Fr. Afr. Noire 19: 165-270 (page 262, Revived status as species)
  • Emery, C. 1894j. Rassegna degl'Imenotteri raccolti nel Mozambico dal Cav. Fornasini esistenti nel Museo Zoologico della R. Università di Bologna. I. Formicidi. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)4:46-47 (page 47, Subspecies of rufoglaucus)
  • Emery, C. 1895i. Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3e mémoire. Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 64: 15-56 (page 48, Subspecies of rufoglaucus)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 106, Combination in C. (Myrmosericus))
  • Forel, A. 1907h. Formiciden aus dem Naturhistorischen Museum in Hamburg. II. Teil. Neueingänge seit 1900. Mitt. Naturhist. Mus. Hambg. 24: 1-20 (page 16, Subspecies of rufoglaucus)
  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 2, Combination in Camponotus)
  • Santschi, F. 1914d. Formicides de l'Afrique occidentale et australe du voyage de Mr. le Professeur F. Silvestri. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 8: 309-385 (page 381, Subspecies of rufoglaucus)
  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 258, Revived status as species)
  • Santschi, F. 1930a. Description de Formicides éthiopiens nouveaux ou peu connus. V. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 70: 49-77 (page 74, Revived status as species)
  • Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. (page 32, queen described)