Colobopsis mississippiensis

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Colobopsis mississippiensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Colobopsis
Species: C. mississippiensis
Binomial name
Colobopsis mississippiensis
(Smith, M.R., 1923)

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Specimen labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 41.3042° to 30.485°.

   
North
Temperate
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Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: United States (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

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Worker

Queen

Nomenclature

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

  • mississippiensis. Camponotus (Colobopsis) mississippiensis Smith, M.R. 1923a: 83 (s.w.) U.S.A. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1953e: 188 (l.). Combination in Colobopsis: Ward, et al., 2016: 350.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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  • Wheeler G. C., and J. Wheeler J. 1989. A checklist of the ants of Oklahoma. Prairie Naturalist 21: 203-210.
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