Galapagos Species Checklist


Camponotus planus

F. Smith, 1877

Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Division Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Hymenoptera
Suborder Apocrita
Superfamily Vespoidea
Family Formicidae
Subfamily Formicinae
Seccion Camponotini
Genus Camponotus

Camponotus planus  F. Smith, 1877

 

English common name: Ant

Spanish common name: hormiga

Name status: Accepted name; taxon occurs in Galapagos.

Last updated: 10 Sep 2015

Origin

  • In
    Introduced
  • Na
    Native

  • En
    Endemic

    Taxon occurs only in Galapagos.

  • Hy
    Hypothetical
  • Id
    Indigenous
  • Mi
    Migrant
  • EnQ
    Questionable Endemic
  • Re
    Resident
  • Va
    Vagrant

Distribution

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Galapagos island groups: Fernandina, Floreana, Isabela, Marchena, San Cristóbal, Santa Cruz, Santiago.

Bainbridge 1, Baltra, Bartolomé, Cousin, Fernandina, Floreana, Genovesa, Isabela, Logie, Marchena, Pinzón, San Cristóbal, Santa Cruz, Santa Fé, Santiago, Seymour N.


Please be aware that this distribution map is automatically generated from database records (CDF and external specimens, literature records, and observations) and may not accurately reflect the currently-known distribution for all species.

Literature

  • Jaramillo, P., Trigo, M. M., Ramírez, E. &Mauchamp, A. (2010) Insect Pollinators of Jasminocereus thouarsii, an endemic cactus of the Galapagos Islands. Galapagos Research 67: 21-25.
  • Stitz, H. (1932) The Norwegian Zoological Expedition to the Galapagos Islands 1925, Conducted by Alf Wollebæk. 5. Formicidae. Med. Zool. Mus., Oslo 31: 367-372.
  • von Aesch, L., Cherix, D. (2005) Introduced Ant Species and Mechanisms of Competition on Floreana Island (Galápagos, Ecuador) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 45(2): 463-481.