Camponotus solon chiton

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Camponotus solon chiton
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. solon
Subspecies: C. solon chiton
Trinomial name
Camponotus solon chiton
Emery, 1925

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Senegal (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • chiton. Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) solon var. chiton Emery, 1925b: 100.
    • [First available use of Camponotus maculatus r. solon var. chilon Forel, 1901h: 68 (s.w.q.) SENEGAL; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • [Misspelled as chilon by Santschi, 1937b: 103.]
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Forel, 1911e: 288; Santschi, 1914d: 379; Emery, 1920c: 6; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 959.
    • Subspecies of solon: Santschi, 1937b: 103; Bolton, 1995b: 92.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 92, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 100, soldier, worker, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1901m. Formiciden des Naturhistorischen Museums zu Hamburg. Neue Calyptomyrmex-, Dacryon-, Podomyrma- und Echinopla-Arten. Mitt. Naturhist. Mus. Hambg. 18: 43-82 (page 68, First available use of Camponotus maculatus r. solon var. chilon; unavailable name.)