Camponotus desantii

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Camponotus desantii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. desantii
Binomial name
Camponotus desantii
Santschi, 1915

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 10.25° to 10.25°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Benin (type locality).

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.

  • desantii. Camponotus (Myrmoturba) maculatus st. desantii Santschi, 1915c: 280, fig. 14 (s.w.q.m.) BENIN.
    • Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 87.
    • Subspecies of maculatus: Emery, 1920c: 5; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 954; Emery, 1925b: 87.
    • Status as species: Baroni Urbani, 1972: 131; Bolton, 1995b: 96.

Description

References

  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1972. Studi sui Camponotus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Verh. Naturforsch. Ges. Basel 82: 122-135 (page 131, raised to species)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 96, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 87, combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Santschi, F. 1915c. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 244-282 (page 280, fig. 14 soldier, worker, queen, male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Baroni Urbani C. 1972. Studi sui Camponotus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Verh. Naturforsch. Ges. Basel 82: 122-135.
  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection
  • Santschi F. 1915. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 84: 244-282.