Camponotus alfaroi

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Camponotus alfaroi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus striatus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus alfaroi
Emery, 1890

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

Nomenclature

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

  • alfaroi. Camponotus alfaroi Emery, 1890b: 57 (s.w.) COSTA RICA. Subspecies of striatus: Forel, 1899c: 147; Wheeler, W.M. 1942: 259. Junior synonym of striatus: Emery, 1892b: 167; Kempf, 1972a: 54.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 85, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1890b. Voyage de M. E. Simon au Venezuela (Décembre 1887 - Avril 1888). Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (6)(10): 55-76 (page 57, soldier, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1892c [1891]. Note sinonimiche sulle formiche. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 23: 159-167 (page 167, junior synonym of striatus)
  • Forel, A. 1899i. Formicidae. [concl.]. Biol. Cent.-Am. Hym. 3: 137-160 (page 147, race/variety of striatus)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 54, junior synonym of striatus)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1942. Studies of Neotropical ant-plants and their ants. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 90: 1-262 (page 259, race/variety of striatus)