Camptognatha testacea

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Camptognatha testacea
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Eciton hamatum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Eciton
Species: Camptognatha testacea
Gray, G.R., 1832

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Eciton hamatum.


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

  • testacea. Camptognatha testacea Gray, G.R. 1832: 516, pl 76, fig. 4 (w.) no locality given. Junior synonym of hamatum: Kempf, 1972a: 102.


  • Gray, G. R. 1832. [Untitled. Camptognatha testacea, attributed to Gray.]. P. 516 in: Griffith, E. and others. The animal kingdom arranged in conformity with its organization, by the Baron Cuvier, with supplementary additions to each order by Edward Griffith, F.L.S., A.S., and others. Volume the Fifteenth [= Class Insecta
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344