Camponotus sphaericus cardini

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Camponotus sphaericus cardini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. sphaericus
Subspecies: C. sphaericus cardini
Trinomial name
Camponotus sphaericus cardini
Mann, 1920

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Cuba (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.

  • cardini. Camponotus (Colobopsis) sphaericus var. cardini Mann, 1920: 438 (w.) CUBA.
    • Combination in C. (Manniella): Emery, 1925b: 160.
    • Subspecies of sphaericus: Emery, 1925b: 159; Kempf, 1972a: 43; Alayo, 1974: 45; Bolton, 1995b: 91.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 91, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 160, combination in C. (Manniella))
  • Mann, W. M. 1920b. Additions to the ant fauna of the West Indies and Central America. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 42: 403-439 (page 438, worker described)