Camponotus vehemens

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Camponotus vehemens
Temporal range: Early Oligocene Brunstatt, Haut-Rhin, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. vehemens
Binomial name
Camponotus vehemens
Förster, 1891
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Brunstatt, Haut-Rhin, France (Early Oligocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • miserabilis. †Camponotus miserabilis Förster, 1891: 430, pl. 13, fig. 4 (q.) GERMANY (Oligocene). Junior synonym of †vehemens: Théobald, 1937b: 218.
  • vehemens. †Camponotus vehemens Förster, 1891: 428, pl. 13, fig. 3 (m.) GERMANY (Oligocene). Théobald, 1937b: 218 (w.q.m.). Senior synonym of †miserabilis: Théobald, 1937b: 218.

Description

References

  • Förster, B. 1891. Die Insekten des "Plattigen Steinmergels" von Brunstatt. Abh. Geol. Spezialkt. Elsass-Lothringen 3: 333-594 (page 428, pl. 13, fig. 3 male described)
  • Theobald, N. 1937a. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocènes de France. Nancy: G. Thomas, 473 pp. (page 218, worker, queen, male described)
  • Theobald, N. 1937a. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocènes de France. Nancy: G. Thomas, 473 pp. (page 218, Senior synonym of miserabilis)