Camponotus vetus

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Camponotus vetus
Temporal range: Lutetian, Middle Eocene
Green River Formation, Colorado, United States
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. vetus
Binomial name
Camponotus vetus
Scudder, 1877

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from U.S.A.

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • vetus. †Camponotus vetus Scudder, 1877a: 742 (q.?) U.S.A. (Eocene).

Description

References

  • Scudder, S. H. 1877b. The first discovered traces of fossil insects in the American Tertiaries. Bull. U. S. Geol. Geogr. Surv. Territ. 3: 741-762 (page 742, queen ? described)