Camponotus obesus

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Camponotus obesus
Temporal range: Late Miocene
Joursac, Auvergne, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. obesus
Binomial name
Camponotus obesus
Piton, 1935

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from France (Mio-pliocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • obesus. †Camponotus obesus Piton, in Piton & Théobald, 1935: 68, pl. 2, fig. 5 (q.) FRANCE (Mio-pliocene).

Description

References

  • Piton, L. & Théobald, N. 1935. La faune entomologique des gisements Mio-Pliocènes du Massif Central. Revue des Sciences Naturelles d'Auvergne (N.S.) 1: 65-104 (Formicidae pp. 68-69).