Camponotus herculeanus mahican

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Camponotus herculeanus mahican
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus pennsylvanicus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus herculeanus mahican
Emery, 1925

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Camponotus pennsylvanicus.

Nomenclature

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

  • mahican. Camponotus herculeanus var. mahican Emery, 1925b: 72 (s.w.) U.S.A. [First available use of Camponotus herculeanus subsp. pennsylvanicus var. mahican Wheeler, W.M. 1910d: 338; unavailable name.] Unnecessary replacement name for herculeanopennsylvanicus and hence junior synonym of the latter: Bolton, 1995b: 110. See also: Creighton, 1950a: 367; Smith, M.R. 1951a: 842.

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