Camponotus auricomus lucianus

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Camponotus auricomus lucianus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. auricomus
Subspecies: C. auricomus lucianus
Trinomial name
Camponotus auricomus lucianus
Forel, 1899

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Lesser Antilles.


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.

  • lucianus. Camponotus auricomus var. lucianus Forel, 1899c: 139 (w.q.) ST LUCIA.
    • Wheeler, W.M. 1913d: 243 (m.).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmobrachys): Emery, 1925b: 163.
    • Subspecies of auricomus: Forel, 1902b: 172; Wheeler, W.M. 1905b: 133; Wheeler, W.M. 1913d: 243; Emery, 1925b: 163; Kempf, 1972a: 50; Bolton, 1995b: 109.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 163, Combination in C. (Myrmobrachys))
  • Forel, A. 1899i. Formicidae. [concl.]. Biol. Cent.-Am. Hym. 3: 137-160 (page 139, worker, queen described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1913e. Ants collected in the West Indies. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 32: 239-244 (page 243, male described)