Camponotus nitens

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Camponotus nitens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. nitens
Binomial name
Camponotus nitens
Mayr, 1870

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 4.599° to 4.599°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil, Colombia (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.

  • nitens. Camponotus nitens Mayr, 1870a: 378 (w.q.) COLOMBIA (“New Granada”).
    • Combination in C. (Camponotus): Forel, 1914a: 266;
    • combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Emery, 1920b: 255;
    • combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 81.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 245; Emery, 1896d: 371 (in list); Forel, 1901h: 70; Forel, 1914a: 266; Forel, 1914e: 14; Emery, 1925b: 81; Eidmann, 1936b: 94; Kempf, 1972a: 69; Bolton, 1995b: 113; Mackay & Mackay, 2019: 764.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus fuhrmanni.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 255, Combination in C. (Myrmoturba))
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 81, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 266, Combination in C. (Camponotus))
  • Mayr, G. 1870a. Formicidae novogranadenses. Sitzungsber. Kais. Akad. Wiss. Wien Math.-Naturwiss. Cl. Abt. I 61: 370-417 (page 378, worker, queen described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Chapman, J. W., and Capco, S. R. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monogr. Inst. Sci. Technol. Manila 1: 1-327
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).