Camponotus vigilans

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

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo (type locality), Indonesia, Malaysia.
Palaearctic Region: China.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • vigilans. Formica vigilans Smith, F. 1858b: 26 (w.) BORNEO (East Malaysia: Sarawak).
    • Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 3;
    • combination in Colobopsis: Mayr, 1886c: 354; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 228;
    • combination in Camponotus (Myrmamblys): Forel, 1914a: 272; Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 117;
    • combination in C. (Myrmepomis): Chapman & Capco, 1951: 236;
    • subgenus indeterminate: Emery, 1925b: 172; Bolton, 1995b: 129.
    • Status as species: Mayr, 1863: 422; Roger, 1863b: 3; Smith, F. 1871a: 306; Mayr, 1886c: 354; Dalla Torre, 1893: 257; Emery, 1896d: 374 (in list); Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 117; Emery, 1925b: 172; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 228, 236; Bolton, 1995b: 129; Pfeiffer, et al. 2011: 38; Guénard & Dunn, 2012: 30; McArthur, 2012: 220.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 172, Subgenus indeterminate)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 272, Combination in C. (Myrmamblys))
  • Mayr, G. 1886c. Notizen über die Formiciden-Sammlung des British Museum in London. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 36: 353-368 (page 354, Combination in C. (Colobopsis))
  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 3, Combination in Camponotus)
  • Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. (page 26, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Chapman, J. W., and Capco, S. R. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monogr. Inst. Sci. Technol. Manila 1: 1-327
  • Emery C. 1886. Saggio di un catalogo sistematico dei generi Camponotus, Polyrhachis e affini. Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna 5: 363-382
  • Guénard B., and R. R. Dunn. 2012. A checklist of the ants of China. Zootaxa 3558: 1-77.
  • Hua Li-zhong. 2006. List of Chinese insects Vol. IV. Pages 262-273. Sun Yat-sen university Press, Guangzhou. 539 pages.
  • Li Z.h. 2006. List of Chinese Insects. Volume 4. Sun Yat-sen University Press
  • Pfeiffer M.; Mezger, D.; Hosoishi, S.; Bakhtiar, E. Y.; Kohout, R. J. 2011. The Formicidae of Borneo (Insecta: Hymenoptera): a preliminary species list. Asian Myrmecology 4:9-58
  • Wheeler W. M. 1919. The ants of Borneo. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 63:43-147.