Camponotus petrifactus

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Camponotus petrifactus
Temporal range: Late Eocene
Florissant, Colorado, United States
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. petrifactus
Binomial name
Camponotus petrifactus
Carpenter, 1930

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from the Florissant, Colorado, United States (Late Eocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • petrifactus. †Camponotus petrifactus Carpenter, 1930: 60, pl. 6, fig. 5 (w.) U.S.A. (Colorado, Florissant, Eocene).
    • Status as species: Burnham, 1979: 116; Bolton, 1995b: 117.

Description

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