Camponotus vividus cato

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Camponotus vividus cato
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. vividus
Subspecies: C. vividus cato
Trinomial name
Camponotus vividus cato
Forel, 1913

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality), Uganda.


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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.

  • cato. Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) meinerti r. cato Forel, 1913b: 346 (s.w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Emery, 1925b: 142; in C. (Myrmopelta): Santschi, 1926a: 18. Senior synonym of laevithorax: Menozzi, 1933a: 113. Currently subspecies of vividus: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 248; Santschi, 1926a: 18.
  • laevithorax. Camponotus vividus var. laevithorax Menozzi, 1924b: 227 (s.) UGANDA. Junior synonym of cato: Menozzi, 1933a: 113.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 91, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 142, combination in C. (Myrmamblys))
  • Forel, A. 1913b. Formicides du Congo Belge récoltés par MM. Bequaert, Luja, etc. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 2: 306-351 (page 346, soldier, worker described)
  • Menozzi, C. 1933a. Raccolte mirmecologiche dell'Africa orientale conservate nel Museo Civico di Storia Naturale "Giacomo Doria" di Genova. II. Formiche dell'Uganda e delle isole Sesse raccolte dal Dr. E. Bayon. [concl.]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. "Giacom (page 113, senior synonym of laevithorax)
  • Santschi, F. 1926a. Trois notes myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 95: 13-28 (page 18, combination in C. (Myrmopelta))
  • Santschi, F. 1926a. Trois notes myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 95: 13-28 (page 18, subspecies of vividus)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922b. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. II. The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 39-269 (page 248, subspecies of vividus)