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 Joursac, Auvergne, France (Late Miocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • obesus. †Camponotus obesus Piton, in Piton & Théobald, 1935: 68, pl. 2, fig. 5 (q.) FRANCE (Mio-Pliocene).
    • Status as species: Burnham, 1979: 116; Bolton, 1995b: 114.

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).