Camponotus sanctaefidei leonhardi

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Camponotus sanctaefidei leonhardi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. sanctaefidei
Subspecies: C. sanctaefidei leonhardi
Trinomial name
Camponotus sanctaefidei leonhardi
Forel, 1901

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Fungi

This species is a host for the fungus Ophiocordyceps unilaterialis (a pathogen) (Shrestha et al., 2017).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • leonhardi. Camponotus quadrilaterus r. leonhardi Forel, 1901h: 73 (w.) BOLIVIA. Combination in C. (Myrmocladoecus): Emery, 1925b: 167. Currently subspecies of sanctaefidei: Emery, 1925b: 167; Wheeler, W.M. 1934g: 232.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 167, Combination in C. (Myrmocladoecus), and subspecies of sanctaefidei)
  • Forel, A. 1901m. Formiciden des Naturhistorischen Museums zu Hamburg. Neue Calyptomyrmex-, Dacryon-, Podomyrma- und Echinopla-Arten. Mitt. Naturhist. Mus. Hambg. 18: 43-82 (page 73, worker described)
  • Shrestha B, Tanaka E, Hyun MW, Han JG, Kim CS, Jo JW, Han SK, Oh J, Sung JM, Sung GH. 2017. Mycosphere Essay 19. Cordyceps species parasitizing hymenopteran and hemipteran insects. Mycosphere 8(9): 1424–1442 (DOI 10.5943/mycosphere/8/9/8).
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1934g. Neotropical ants collected by Dr. Elisabeth Skwarra and others. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 77: 157-240 (page 232, Combination in C. (Myrmocladoecus), and subspecies of sanctaefidei)