Camponotus chrysurus securifer

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Camponotus chrysurus securifer
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. chrysurus
Subspecies: C. chrysurus securifer
Trinomial name
Camponotus chrysurus securifer
Emery, 1920

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun (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.

  • securifer. Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) yvonnae subsp. securifer Emery, 1920c: 28 (s.w.q.) CAMEROON.
    • [Misspelled as securifier by Santschi, 1926a: 20.]
    • Combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Emery, 1925b: 142.
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Santschi, 1926a: 20.
    • Subspecies of yvonnae: Emery, 1925b: 142.
    • Subspecies of chrysurus: Bolton, 1995b: 123.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 123, Subspecies of chrysurus, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1920d. Studi sui Camponotus. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 52: 3-48 (page 28, soldier, worker, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 142, Combination in C. (Myrmamblys))