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  • Entomology 21612 MCZ Entomology
  • Camponotus planus hephaestus
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Syntype of Camponotus planus hephaestus
  • 17 miles northeast of Iguana Cove
  • South America: Ecuador: Galapagos: Galapagos Archipelago: Isabela
  • V-22-32 (1932-05-22)
Identifications
Camponotus planus hephaestus Wheeler, W.M., 1933
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus planus hephaestus
Identified by William Morton Wheeler on 1933-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
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Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Ecuador
State/Province: Galapagos
Island Group: Galapagos Archipelago
Island: Isabela
Specific Locality: 17 miles northeast of Iguana Cove
Verbatim Locality: Iguana Cove; Albermarle I.; Galapagos Is.; 17 mi. N.E.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: V-22-32 (1932-05-22)
Collectors
Maurice Willows, Jr.
Templeton Crocker Expedition, 1932
Identifiers
type number: 21612
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good in collection 1
caste=worker
Attributes
collection: Gift of W. M. Wheeler
  [no agent data]
Remarks: Labels: "MCZ CoType 5 21612", "LECTOTYPE Camponotus planus var. hephaestus Wheeler desg. Mackay '00" [unpublished manuscript]
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