Camponotus agnatus

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Camponotus agnatus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus irritans)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus agnatus
Roger, 1863

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

Nomenclature

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

  • agnatus. Camponotus agnatus Roger, 1863a: 137 (s.w.) SRI LANKA. Combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Forel, 1914a: 266. Junior synonym of irritans: Bingham, 1903: 353.

References

  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 353, junior synonym of irritans)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 84, catalogue)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 266, combination in C. (Myrmoturba))
  • Roger, J. 1863a. Die neu aufgeführten Gattungen und Arten meines Formiciden-Verzeichnisses nebst Ergänzung einiger früher gegebenen Beschreibungen. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7: 131-214 (page 137, soldier, worker described)