Camponotus herculeanus

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Camponotus herculeanus
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Camponotus herculeanus worker
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C. herculeanus
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Camponotus herculeanus

Camponotus herculeanus (or Hercules ant) is a species of ant in the genus Camponotus.[1] First described as Formica herculeana by Linnaeus in 1758,[2] the species was moved to Camponotus by Mayr in 1861.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bolton, B. (2015). "Camponotus herculeanus". AntCat. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
  2. ^ Linnaeus, Carolus (1758). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata (in Latin). Holmiae. (Laurentii Salvii). p. 579.
  3. ^ Mayr, G. (1861). Die europäischen Formiciden. Nach der analytischen Methode bearbeitet. Wien: C. Gerolds Sohn, 80 pp.

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