Camponotus auricomus

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Camponotus auricomus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. auricomus
Binomial name
Camponotus auricomus
Roger, 1862

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 20.86716667° to 19.58°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia, French Guiana, Greater Antilles, Guyana, Lesser Antilles, Mexico (type locality), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago.

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.

  • auricomus. Camponotus auricomus Roger, 1862c: 283 (footnote) (w.q.) MEXICO (no state data).
    • Forel, 1879a: 98 (m.).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmobrachys): Forel, 1914a: 270.
    • Subspecies of senex: Forel, 1879a: 97; Emery, in Dalla Torre, 1893: 251 (footnote); Emery, 1896d: 377 (in list).
    • Status as species: Roger, 1863b: 5; Mayr, 1863: 398; Mayr, 1866b: 886; Mayr, 1870a: 376 (in key); Dalla Torre, 1893: 222; Forel, 1893g: 334; Forel, 1899c: 139; Wheeler, W.M. 1918b: 27; Wheeler, W.M. 1922c: 16; Emery, 1925b: 163; Kempf, 1972a: 50; Bolton, 1995b: 87; Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012: 255; Mackay & Mackay, 2019: 753.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus lucianus, vincentensis.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Dattilo W. et al. 2019. MEXICO ANTS: incidence and abundance along the Nearctic-Neotropical interface. Ecology https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2944
  • Dejean, A., S. Durou, I. Olmsted, R.R. Snelling and J. Orivel. 2003. Nest Site Selection by Ants in a Flooded Mexican Mangrove, with Special Reference to the Epiphytic Orchid Myrmecophila christinae. Journal of Tropical Ecology 19(3) :325-331
  • Dejean, A., S. Durou, I. Olmsted, R.R. Snelling and J. Orivel. 2003. Nest Site Selection by Ants in a Flooded Mexican Mangrove, with Special Reference to the Epiphytic Orchid Myrmecophila christinae. Journal of Tropical Ecology 19(3):325-331
  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.
  • Franco W., N. Ladino, J. H. C. Delabie, A. Dejean, J. Orivel, M. Fichaux, S. Groc, M. Leponce, and R. M. Feitosa. 2019. First checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of French Guiana. Zootaxa 4674(5): 509-543.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. The ants of Trinidad. American Museum Novitates 45: 1-16.