Camponotus arrogans

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Camponotus arrogans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. arrogans
Binomial name
Camponotus arrogans
(Smith, F., 1858)

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Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 22.675° to 3.7225°.

 
North
Temperate
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Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore (type locality).
Oriental Region: Bangladesh, India, Thailand.

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.

  • arrogans. Formica arrogans Smith, F. 1858b: 23 (w.) SINGAPORE.
    • Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 3;
    • combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Forel, 1914a: 266;
    • combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 101.
    • Subspecies of sylvaticus: Mayr, 1886c: 354.
    • Subspecies of maculatus: Emery, 1896d: 371 (in list).
    • Status as species: Mayr, 1863: 411; Roger, 1863b: 3; Smith, F. 1871a: 305; Dalla Torre, 1893: 222; Rothney, 1903: 99; Bingham, 1903: 357; Forel, 1914a: 266; Viehmeyer, 1916a: 153; Emery, 1925b: 101; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 243; Bolton, 1995b: 86; Jaitrong & Nabhitabhata, 2005: 14; Karmaly & Narendran, 2006: 41; Pfeiffer, et al. 2011: 36; Bharti, Guénard, et al. 2016: 23.
    • Senior synonym of junctus: Bingham, in Rothney, 1903: 99; Bingham, 1903: 357; Emery, 1925b: 102; Bolton, 1995b: 86; Karmaly & Narendran, 2006: 42

Description

References

(page 23, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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