Camponotus brevicollis

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Camponotus brevicollis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. brevicollis
Binomial name
Camponotus brevicollis
Stitz, 1916

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Congo (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.

  • brevicollis. Camponotus (Dinomyrmex) brevicollis Stitz, 1916: 401, fig. 13 (w.) CONGO.
    • Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 84.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 962; Emery, 1925b: 84; Bolton, 1995b: 89.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 89, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 84, combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Stitz, H. 1916. Formiciden. Ergeb. Zweiten Dtsch. Zent.-Afr. Exped. 1: 369-405 (page 401, fig. 13 worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Stitz H. 1916. Formiciden. Ergebnisse der Zweiten Deutschen Zentral-Afrika Expedition 1: 369-405.