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Camponotus heracleus

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Formica heraclea was named by Heer (1849). It is an impression.

It was synonymized subjectively with Formica lignitum by Heer (1865); it was recombined as Camponotus heracleus by Mayr (1867) and Bolton (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Formica heraclea Heer p. 116 figs. Pl 11, fig 3
1867Formica heraclea Heer p. 9 figs. Pl 1, fig 7
1867Camponotus heracleus Mayr p. 52
2012Camponotus heracleus Bolton

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
Aculeata()
superfamilyVespoidea
familyFormicidae()
subfamilyFormicinae
tribeCamponotini
genusCamponotusMayr 1861
speciesheracleus()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available