Camponotus erigens

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Camponotus erigens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. erigens
Binomial name
Camponotus erigens
Forel, 1894

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 35.691111° to 23.166667°.

     
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (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.

  • erigens. Camponotus maculatus r. erigens Forel, 1894d: 6 (s.w.q.) ALGERIA.
    • Cagniant, 1970c: 32 (m.).
    • Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 99.
    • Subspecies of maculatus: Emery, 1896d: 371 (in list); Emery, 1908a: 196; Karavaiev, 1912a: 21; Viehmeyer, 1916b: 289.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1920c: 6, 11 (in key); Emery, 1925b: 99; Santschi, 1929g: 166; Santschi, 1939c: 4; Cagniant, 1970c: 32; Bolton, 1995b: 97; Cagniant, 1996b: 98; Cagniant, 2006a: 194; Borowiec, L. 2014: 30 (see note in bibliography).
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus subconcolor.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Bouzekri M. A. 2011. Bioecologie des Formicidae dans la region de Djelfa: nidification et relation avec les plantes. Mphil Ecole National Superieure agronomique. 153pp.
  • Cagniant, H.. "Contribution à la connaissance des fourmis marocaines. Camponotus hölldobleri n. sp. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)." Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France Évolution et Zoologie 116 (1991): 37-48.
  • Cagniant, H.. "Les Camponotus du Maroc (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): clé et catalogue des espèces." Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (N.S.) 32 (1996): 87-100.
  • Cagniant, H.. "Étude de quelques fourmis marocaines. Statistique provisoire des Formicidae du Maroc." Bulletin de la Société d' Histoire naturelle de l' Afrique du Nord 53 (1964): 83-118.
  • Cagniant, H.. Les peuplements de fourmis des forêts algériennes: écologie, biocénotique, essai biologique. Universite de Toulouse, 1973.
  • Forel, A. 1894. Les formicides de la province d'Oran (Algerie). Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 30: 1-45.
  • Forel, A.. "Les Formicides de la Province d'Oran (Algérie)." Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 30 (1894): 1-45.