Calomyrmex tropicus

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Calomyrmex tropicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Calomyrmex
Species: C. tropicus
Binomial name
Calomyrmex tropicus
(Smith, F., 1861)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • tropicus. Formica tropica Smith, F. 1861b: 37 (w.) INDONESIA (Halmahera I.). Combination in Calomyrmex: Donisthorpe, 1932c: 465.

The following notes on F. Smith type specimens have been provided by Barry Bolton (details):

Formica tropica

Holotype worker in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Labelled “Gil.” (Gilolo I., = Halmahera).

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 83, catalogue)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1932c. On the identity of Smith's types of Formicidae (Hymenoptera) collected by Alfred Russell Wallace in the Malay Archipelago, with descriptions of two new species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(10): 441-476 (page 465, combination in Calomyrmex)
  • Smith, F. 1861b. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace in the islands of Ceram, Celebes, Ternate, and Gilolo. [part]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 6: 36-48 (page 37, worker described)