Camponotus aethiops cachmiriensis

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Camponotus aethiops cachmiriensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. aethiops
Subspecies: C. aethiops cachmiriensis
Trinomial name
Camponotus aethiops cachmiriensis
Emery, 1925

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • cachmiriensis. Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) aethiops var. cachmiriensis Emery, 1925b: 97.
    • [First available use of Camponotus maculatus r. aethiops var. cachmiriensis Forel, 1904c: 29 (s.w.m.) INDIA (Jammu & Kashmir); unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Forel, 1906b: 84; Emery, 1920c: 7; Weber, 1943c: 342 (in list).
    • Subspecies of aethiops: Menozzi, 1939a: 319 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 90; Bharti, Guénard, et al. 2016: 23.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 90, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 97, soldier, worker, male described)
  • Forel, A. 1904d. Miscellanea myrmécologiques. Rev. Suisse Zool. 12: 1-52 (page 29, First available use of Camponotus maculatus r. aethiops var. cachmiriensis; unavailable name.)