Camponotus angusticollis

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Camponotus angusticollis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. angusticollis
Binomial name
Camponotus angusticollis
(Jerdon, 1851)

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia.
Oriental Region: Bangladesh, India (type locality), Nepal, Sri Lanka.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Association with Other Organisms

  • This species is a prey for the tiger beetle Cicindela whithilli (a predator) in Western Ghats, India (Sinu et al., 2006).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • angusticollis. Formica angusticollis Jerdon, 1851: 120 (w.q.) INDIA (Karnataka/Kerala; “Malabar”).
    • [Duplicated in Jerdon, 1854b: 104.]
    • [Misspelled as augusticollis by Mayr, 1872: 133.]
    • Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 3;
    • combination in C. (Dinomyrmex): Forel, 1913d: 438;
    • combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 89.
    • Junior synonym of Dinomyrmex gigas: Smith, F. 1858b: 14; Mayr, 1863: 399; Mayr, 1872: 133.
    • Status as species: Roger, 1863b: 3, 44; Forel, 1892j: 235; Dalla Torre, 1893: 221; Emery, 1893f: 250; Emery, 1895k: 478; Emery, 1896d: 370 (in list); Bingham, 1903: 366; Forel, 1908a: 8; Forel, 1912n: 67; Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 106; Emery, 1925b: 89; Mukerjee, 1930: 158; Donisthorpe, 1942d: 457; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 229; Collingwood, 1970: 381; Bolton, 1995b: 85; Tiwari, 1999: 68; Mathew & Tiwari, 2000: 352; Karmaly & Narendran, 2006: 37; Bharti, Guénard, et al. 2016: 23.
    • Senior synonym of ardens: Forel, 1892j: 235; Dalla Torre, 1893: 221; Emery, 1896d: 370; Bingham, 1903: 366; Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 106; Emery, 1925b: 89; Bolton, 1995b: 85; Tiwari, 1999: 68; Karmaly & Narendran, 2006: 37.
    • Senior synonym of impetuosa: Forel, 1892j: 235; Dalla Torre, 1893: 221; Emery, 1896d: 370; Bingham, 1903: 366; Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 106; Emery, 1925b: 89; Bolton, 1995b: 85; Tiwari, 1999: 68; Karmaly & Narendran, 2006: 37.
    • Senior synonym of prismaticus: Forel, 1892j: 235; Dalla Torre, 1893: 222; Emery, 1896d: 370; Bingham, 1903: 366; Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 106; Emery, 1925b: 89; Bolton, 1995b: 85; Tiwari, 1999: 68; Karmaly & Narendran, 2006: 38.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus sanguinolentus.
  • ardens. Formica ardens Smith, F. 1858b: 17 (q.) INDIA (no state data, “India (Deccan)” )
    • [Note: the Deccan Plateau extends over several Indian states.]
    • Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 3.
    • Status as species: Mayr, 1863: 411; Roger, 1863b: 3; Smith, F. 1871a: 304.
    • Junior synonym of angusticollis: Forel, 1892j: 235; Dalla Torre, 1893: 221; Emery, 1896d: 370; Bingham, 1903: 366; Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 106; Emery, 1925b: 89; Bolton, 1995b: 86; Tiwari, 1999: 68; Karmaly & Narendran, 2006: 37.
  • impetuosa. Formica impetuosa Smith, F. 1858b: 18 (w.) INDIA (Maharashtra).
    • Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 3.
    • Status as species: Mayr, 1863: 416; Roger, 1863b: 3; Smith, F. 1871a: 304.
    • Junior synonym of ardens: Mayr, 1886c: 353.
    • Junior synonym of angusticollis: Forel, 1892j: 235; Dalla Torre, 1893: 221; Emery, 1896d: 370; Bingham, 1903: 366; Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 106; Emery, 1925b: 89; Bolton, 1995b: 85; Tiwari, 1999: 68; Karmaly & Narendran, 2006: 37.
  • prismaticus. Camponotus prismaticus Mayr, 1862: 669 (s.w.) BORNEO (no state data, “Aus Ostindien und Borneo”).
    • [Misspelled as prismatiens by Bingham, 1903: 366.]
    • Status as species: Mayr, 1863: 400; Smith, F. 1871a: 306.
    • Junior synonym of egregius: Roger, 1863b: 3, 44; Forel, 1879a: 89; Forel, 1891b: 22.
    • Junior synonym of angusticollis: Forel, 1892j: 235; Dalla Torre, 1893: 222; Emery, 1896d: 370; Bingham, 1903: 366; Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 106; Emery, 1925b: 89; Bolton, 1995b: 118; Tiwari, 1999: 68; Karmaly & Narendran, 2006: 38.

Description

References

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