Camponotus sphaericus sphaeralis

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Camponotus sphaericus sphaeralis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. sphaericus
Subspecies: C. sphaericus sphaeralis
Trinomial name
Camponotus sphaericus sphaeralis
Roger, 1863

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.

  • sphaeralis. Camponotus sphaeralis Roger, 1863a: 147 (w.) CUBA.
    • Mann, 1920: 438 (s.).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmeurynota): Forel, 1914a: 274;
    • combination in C. (Colobopsis): Mann, 1920: 438;
    • combination in C. (Manniella): Emery, 1925b: 160.
    • Status as species: Roger, 1863b: 5; Mayr, 1863: 459; Dalla Torre, 1893: 253; Emery, 1896d: 377 (in list); Wheeler, W.M. 1905b: 135; Wheeler, W.M. 1913b: 505.
    • Subspecies of sphaericus: Mann, 1920: 438; Wheeler, W.M. 1921a: 19; Mann, 1924: 23; Emery, 1925b: 159; Kempf, 1972a: 43; Alayo, 1974: 45; Bolton, 1995b: 124.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 160, Combination in C. (Manniella))
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 274, Combination in C. (Myrmeurynota))
  • 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, soldier described)
  • 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, Combination in C. (Colobopsis))
  • 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, Subspecies of sphaericus)
  • Roger, J. 1863a. Die neu aufgeführten Gattungen und Arten meines Formiciden-Verzeichnisses nebst Ergänzung einiger früher gegebenen Beschreibungen. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7: 131-214 (page 147, worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1921a. Professor Emery's subgenera of the genus Camponotus Mayr. Psyche (Camb.) 28: 16-19 (page 19, Subspecies of sphaericus)