Camponotus Mayr 1861 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Synonyms: Palaeosminthurus Pierce and Gibron 1962, Shanwangella Zhang 1989

Parent taxon: Camponotini according to P. S. Ward et al. 2016

See also Bolton 2003, Bolton 2012, Dlussky 1981, Dlussky and Perfilieva 2014, Hong and Wang 1985, Hong and Wu 2000, Park and Downing 2001, Pongrácz 1931, Scudder 1877, Solórzano Kraemer 2007, Wheeler 1915 and Zhang 1989

Sister taxa: Calomyrmex, Chimaeromyrma, Colobopsis, Polyrhachis, Pseudocamponotus

Subtaxa: Camponotus ambon Camponotus ampullosus Camponotus cockerelli Camponotus compactus Camponotus crozei Camponotus curviansatus Camponotus festinatus Camponotus festinus Camponotus fuscipennis Camponotus gracilis Camponotus heracleus Camponotus herculeanus Camponotus induratus Camponotus lignitus Camponotus longiventris Camponotus longus Camponotus luteus Camponotus mengei Camponotus microcephalus Camponotus microthoracus Camponotus mitis Camponotus novotnyi Camponotus obesus Camponotus oeningensis Camponotus palaeopterus Camponotus penninervis Camponotus petrifactus Camponotus pictus Camponotus pinguiculus Camponotus plenus Camponotus shanwangensis Camponotus theobaldi Camponotus tokunagai Camponotus ullrichi Camponotus vehemens Camponotus vetus

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greenland (5 collections)

• Pliocene of Germany (2)

• Miocene of Austria (2), China (5), Croatia (5), France (2), Germany (4), Japan (1), Kyrgyzstan (2), Mexico (2), United States (3: Alaska, California, Idaho)

• Oligocene of the Czech Republic (1), France (4), Germany (2)

• Eocene of China (1), Germany (1), Lithuania (1), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (6), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (5: Colorado, Utah)

Total: 62 collections including 94 occurrences

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