Camponotus caryae

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Camponotus caryae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. caryae
Binomial name
Camponotus caryae
(Fitch, 1855)

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Specimen Label

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: United States (type locality).
Neotropical Region: Mexico.
Palaearctic Region: China.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • caryae. Formica caryae Fitch, 1855: 855 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. (New York).
    • Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 6;
    • combination in C. (Myrmentoma): Emery, 1920b: 257.
    • Junior synonym of pubescens: Forel, 1874: 96 (in list).
    • Junior synonym of pennsylvanicus: Forel, 1879a: 56; Dalla Torre, 1893: 247; Emery, 1896d: 372 (in list); Wheeler, W.M. 1910d: 335.
    • Junior synonym of fallax: Arnol'di, 1933b: 601 (in key); Collingwood, 1978: 72.
    • Subspecies of herculeanus: Cresson, 1887: 255.
    • Subspecies of fallax: Teranishi, 1940: 26.
    • Status as species: Roger, 1863b: 6; Wheeler, W.M. 1917c: 27; Wheeler, W.M. 1917i: 466; Emery, 1925b: 117; Menozzi, 1925d: 35; Karavaiev, 1926e: 192; Karavaiev, 1927a: 295; Smith, M.R. 1930a: 6; Wheeler, W.M. 1932a: 15; Karavaiev, 1936: 188; Dennis, 1938: 302; Wing, 1939: 163; Wesson, L.G. & Wesson, R.G. 1940: 103; Smith, M.R. 1940b: 139 (redescription); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, E.W. 1944: 252; Creighton, 1950a: 385; Smith, M.R. 1951a: 844; Ceballos, 1956: 311; Smith, M.R. 1958c: 145; Francoeur, 1977b: 207; Smith, D.R. 1979: 1431; Snelling, R.R. 1988: 60; DuBois & LaBerge, 1988: 146; Deyrup, et al. 1989: 100; Wheeler, G.C., et al. 1994: 305; Bolton, 1995b: 91; Deyrup, 2003: 44; Coovert, 2005: 169; Hansen & Klotz, 2005: 87; MacGown & Forster, 2005: 65; Ellison, et al. 2012: 118; Guénard & Dunn, 2012: 28; Deyrup, 2017: 186.
    • Material of the unavailable name cnemidatus referred here by Smith, M.R. 1940b: 139; Creighton, 1950a: 386; Smith, D.R. 1979: 1431; Snelling, R.R. 1988: 60; Bolton, 1995b: 91; Coovert, 2005: 169; MacGown, et al. 2007: 15.

Description

References

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