Camponotus pictus

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Camponotus pictus
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Shanwang, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. pictus
Binomial name
Camponotus pictus
Zhang, J., Sun & Zhang, X., 1994

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Miocene Ants from China.

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • pictus. †Camponotus pictus Zhang, Sun & Zhang, 1994: 169, fig. 149 (q.) CHINA (Miocene). [Unresolved junior primary homonym of pictus Forel, above.]

Description

References

  • Zhang, J., Sun, B. ; Zhang, X. 1994. Miocene insects and spiders from Shanwang, Shandong. Beijing: Science Press, v + 298 pp.: 298pp (page 69, fig. 149 queen described)