Camponotus auropubens aldabrensis

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Camponotus auropubens aldabrensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus auropubens)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus auropubens aldabrensis
Forel, 1897

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Camponotus auropubens.


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

  • aldabrensis. Camponotus foraminosus r. aldabrensis Forel, 1897c: 203 (s.w.) ALDABRA I.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmotrema): Santschi, 1915c: 267.
    • Subspecies of foraminosus: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 1050.
    • Subspecies of auropubens: Santschi, 1915c: 267 (in key); Emery, 1925b: 131.
    • Junior synonym of auropubens: Rakotonirina, Csosz & Fisher, 2017: 218.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 85, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 131, subspecies of auropubens)
  • Forel, A. 1897d. Ameisen aus Nossi-Bé, Majunga, Juan de Nova (Madagaskar), den Aldabra-Inseln und Sansibar, gesammelt von Herrn Dr. A. Voeltzkow aus Berlin. Mit einem Anhang über die von Herrn Privatdocenten Dr. A. Brauer in Marburg auf den Seychellen un (page 203, soldier, worker described)
  • Rakotonirina, J.C., Csosz, S., Fisher, B.L. 2017. Taxonomic revision of the Malagasy Camponotus grandidieri and niveosetosus species groups (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) using qualitative and quantitative morphology. Zootaxa 4238: 203–245 (doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4238.2.2).
  • Santschi, F. 1915c. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 244-282 (page 267, combination in C. (Myrmotrema))
  • Santschi, F. 1915c. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 244-282 (page 267, subspecies of auropubens (in key))
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922k. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. IX. A synonymic list of the ants of the Malagasy region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 4 45: 1005-1055 (page 1050, subspecies of foraminosus)