Camponotus (Myrmoturba) maculatus subspecies solon variety jugurtha, Wheeler, W. M., 1922

Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 236

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20597

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scientific name

Camponotus (Myrmoturba) maculatus subspecies solon variety jugurtha
status

new variety

Camponotus (Myrmoturba) maculatus subspecies solon variety jugurtha  HNS  , new variety

Worker maxima.-Differing from the typical solon  HNS  in its much paler color, the antennae, head, and thorax being red; the mandibles, front, and a streak down the middle of the clypeus castaneous; the posterior corners of the head, the legs including the coxae, the petiole, and the three basal gastric segments brownish yellow; the tip of the gaster more brownish. The mandibles are very finely striated and the petiolar scale is much compressed and prolonged above as in the typical solon  HNS  and not blunt as in brutus  HNS  . In the feebler punctuation of the head this variety is also like the typical solon  HNS  .

A single specimen from Batama (Lang and Chapin), without further data.