Camponotus ligea

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Camponotus ligea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. ligea
Binomial name
Camponotus ligea
Donisthorpe, 1931

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 7.916667° to 7.916666667°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ethiopia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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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.

  • ligea. Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) ligea Donisthorpe, 1931b: 500 (s.w.) ETHIOPIA.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 108.

Description

References

  • Donisthorpe, H. 1931d. Descriptions of some new species of ants. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(8): 494-501 (page 500, soldier, worker described)