Camponotus wheeleri

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Camponotus wheeleri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. wheeleri
Binomial name
Camponotus wheeleri
Mann, 1916

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Ecuador.


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • wheeleri. Camponotus (Myrmothrix) wheeleri Mann, 1916: 477, pl. 6, figs. 49-51 (s.w.) BRAZIL (Rondônia).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmoplatypus): Santschi, 1921f: 311.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1925b: 170; Borgmeier, 1927c: 160; Kempf, 1972a: 58; Bolton, 1995b: 130; Mackay & Mackay, 2019: 770.

Description

References

  • Donisthorpe, H. 1937a. Some new forms of Formicidae and a correction. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(19): 619-628 (page 623, worker described [Unresolved junior secondary homonym of wheeleri Mann])
  • Fernández, F. 2002a. Revisión de las hormigas Camponotus subgénero Dendromyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Pap. Avulsos Zool. (São Paulo) 42: 47-101 (page 80, Junior synonym of apicalis)
  • Mann, W. M. 1916. The Stanford Expedition to Brazil, 1911, John C. Branner, Director. The ants of Brazil. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 60: 399-490 (page 477, pl. 6, figs. 49-51 soldier, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1921f. Retouches aux sous-genres de Camponotus. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 61: 310-312 (page 311, Combination in C. (Myrmoplatypus))

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Mann W. M. 1916. The Stanford Expedition to Brazil, 1911, John C. Branner, Director. The ants of Brazil. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 60: 399-490
  • Salazar F., and D. A. Donoso. 2013. New ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) records for Ecuador deposited at the Carl Rettenmeyer ant collection in the QCAZ Museum. Boletín Tecnico 11, Serie Zoológica 8-9: 151 – 177.