Camponotus zonatus

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Camponotus zonatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. zonatus
Binomial name
Camponotus zonatus
Emery, 1894

Camponotus conspicuus zonatus casent0173222 profile 1.jpg

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Specimen labels

At a Glance • Limited invasive  

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 21.21666° to -4.26306°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Costa Rica (type locality), Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Honduras, Mexico, Panama.

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

Castes

Images from AntWeb

Camponotus conspicuus zonatus casent0173222 dorsal 2.jpg
Queen (alate/dealate). Specimen code casent0173222. Photographer April Nobile, uploaded by California Academy of Sciences. Owned by CDRS, Galapagos, Ecuador.
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Male (alate). Specimen code casent0173223. Photographer April Nobile, uploaded by California Academy of Sciences. Owned by CDRS, Galapagos, Ecuador.
Camponotus conspicuus zonatus casent0173224 head 1.jpgCamponotus conspicuus zonatus casent0173224 profile 1.jpgCamponotus conspicuus zonatus casent0173224 dorsal 1.jpgCamponotus conspicuus zonatus casent0173224 label 1.jpg
Worker. Specimen code casent0173224. Photographer April Nobile, uploaded by California Academy of Sciences. Owned by CDRS, Galapagos, Ecuador.
Camponotus conspicuus zonatus casent0173225 head 1.jpgCamponotus conspicuus zonatus casent0173225 profile 1.jpgCamponotus conspicuus zonatus casent0173225 dorsal 1.jpgCamponotus conspicuus zonatus casent0173225 label 1.jpg
Worker. Specimen code casent0173225. Photographer April Nobile, uploaded by California Academy of Sciences. Owned by CDRS, Galapagos, Ecuador.
Camponotus conspicuus zonatus casent0173226 head 1.jpgCamponotus conspicuus zonatus casent0173226 profile 1.jpgCamponotus conspicuus zonatus casent0173226 dorsal 1.jpgCamponotus conspicuus zonatus casent0173226 label 1.jpg
Worker. Specimen code casent0173226. Photographer April Nobile, uploaded by California Academy of Sciences. Owned by CDRS, Galapagos, Ecuador.

Nomenclature

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

  • zonatus. Camponotus extensus subsp. zonatus Emery, 1894f: 3 (s.w.) COSTA RICA.
    • Forel, 1908a: 72 (m.).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Forel, 1914a: 268;
    • combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 80.
    • Junior synonym of inaequalis: Wheeler, W.M. 1913b: 503 (in text).
    • Subspecies of landolti: Forel, 1899c: 136; Wheeler, W.M. 1905b: 117.
    • Subspecies of extensus: Emery, 1896d: 371 (in list).
    • Subspecies of conspicuus: Forel, 1902b: 171; Forel, 1908a: 72; Forel, 1908b: 72; Forel, 1914a: 268; Santschi, 1922c: 101; Emery, 1925b: 80; Menozzi, 1927c: 268; Santschi, 1936b: 207; Kempf, 1972a: 66; Bolton, 1995b: 130; Mackay & Delsinne, 2009: 496 (in key).
    • Status as species: Forel, 1901e: 371; Emery, 1920b: 255; Mackay & Mackay, 2019: 770.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1894g. Camponotus sexguttatus Fab. e C. sexguttatus Sm. et auct. Boll. Mus. Zool. Anat. Comp. R. Univ. Torino 9(1 187: 1-4 (page 3, soldier, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 255, Raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 80, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 80, Race/subspecies of conspicuus)
  • Forel, A. 1899h. Formicidae. [part]. Biol. Cent.-Am. Hym. 3: 105-136 (page 136, Race of landolti)
  • Forel, A. 1901j. Variétés myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 45: 334-382 (page 371, Raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1902b. Quatre notices myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 46: 170-182 (page 171, Race/subspecies of conspicuus)
  • Forel, A. 1908c. Fourmis de Costa-Rica récoltées par M. Paul Biolley. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 44: 35-72 (page 72, male described)
  • Forel, A. 1908c. Fourmis de Costa-Rica récoltées par M. Paul Biolley. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 44: 35-72 (page 72, Race/subspecies of conspicuus)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 268, Combination in C. (Myrmoturba))
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 268, Race/subspecies of conspicuus)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 66, Race/subspecies of conspicuus)
  • Mackay, W.P. & Mackay, E.E. 2019. Género Camponotus. Capítulo 26 (pp. 743-789). In Fernández, F., Guerrero, R.J. & Delsinne, T. (eds). Hormigas de Colombia: 1198 pp. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, D.C.
  • Santschi, F. 1922d. Camponotus néotropiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 62: 97-124 (page 101, Race/subspecies of conspicuus)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1905c. The ants of the Bahamas, with a list of the known West Indian species. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 21: 79-135 (page 117, Race of landolti)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1913b. The ants of Cuba. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 54: 477-505 (page 503, Junior synonym of inaequalis (in text))