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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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Fungi

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

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • leonhardi. Camponotus quadrilaterus r. leonhardi Forel, 1901h: 73 (w.) BOLIVIA.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmocladoecus): Emery, 1925b: 167.
    • Subspecies of sanctaefidei: Emery, 1925b: 167; Wheeler, W.M. 1934g: 232; Kempf, 1972a: 56; Bolton, 1995b: 108.

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. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 77: 157-240 (page 232, Combination in C. (Myrmocladoecus), and subspecies of sanctaefidei)