Camponotus buttikeri

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Camponotus buttikeri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. buttikeri
Binomial name
Camponotus buttikeri
Arnold, 1958

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -20.58333° to -26.63317°.

   
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (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

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Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • buttikeri. Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) buttikeri Arnold, 1958: 126, figs. 7, 7a,b (s.w.) SOUTH AFRICA.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 90.

Description

References


References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Arnold G. 1958. New species of African Hymenoptera. No. 13. Occasional Papers of the National Museum of Southern Rhodesia. B. Natural Sciences. 3: 119-143.
  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection