Camponotus atrox

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

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Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 38.29305556° to 33.367°.

   
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Temperate
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Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
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Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, Republic of Korea (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.

  • atrox. Camponotus (Camponotus) japonicus var. atrox Emery, 1925b: 73.
    • Replacement name for Camponotus japonicus cruentata Emery, 1925b: 73. [Junior secondary homonym of Formica cruentata Latreille, 1802c: 116.]
    • [Note: cruentata Emery, 1925b: 73, marks the first available use of cruentata Karavaiev, 1912b: 595, unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Karavaiev, 1929b: 211.
    • Subspecies of japonicus: Chapman & Capco, 1951: 221.
    • Junior synonym of japonicus: Yasumatsu & Brown, 1951: 37.
    • Status as species: Yasumatsu & Brown, 1957: 49 (in text); Collingwood, 1976: 307; Collingwood, 1981: 29; Bolton, 1995b: 87; Radchenko, 1996b: 1202 (in key); Radchenko, 1997a: 555; Radchenko, 2005b: 157; Ran & Zhou, 2011: 66.
    • Senior synonym of jeholensis: Radchenko, 1997a: 555; Radchenko, 2005b: 157.
    • Material of the unavailable name koreanus referred here by Radchenko, 1997a: 555; Radchenko, 2005b: 157.
    • Distribution: China, Korean Peninsula.
  • jeholensis. Camponotus herculeanus var. jeholensis Teranishi, 1936: 4 (w.) CHINA.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: China: Manchukuo (Manchuria), Jehol (no collector’s name).
    • Type-depository: unknown.
    • Junior synonym of japonicus: Yasumatsu & Brown, 1951: 37; Bolton, 1995b: 106; Zhou, 2001b: 210 (error).
    • Junior synonym of atrox: Radchenko, 1997a: 555; Radchenko, 2005b: 157.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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  • Radchenko, A. 2005. Monographic revision of the ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of North Korea. Annales Zoologici 55(2): 127-221.
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