Camponotus claripes minima

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Camponotus claripes minima
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus insipidus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus claripes minima
Crawley, 1922

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Type Specimen Label

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • minima. Camponotus (Myrmophyma) claripes r. minima Crawley, 1922c: 31 (s.w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA (Western Australia).
    • Combination in C. (Thlipsepinotus): Santschi, 1928e: 483.
    • Subspecies of claripes: Emery, 1925b: 110; Santschi, 1928e: 483; Wheeler, W.M. 1934d: 160; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 112; Taylor, 1987a: 11; Bolton, 1995b: 111; McArthur, 2007a: 342; Heterick, 2009: 69; McArthur, 2010: 64.
    • Status as species: McArthur, 2009: 279 (redescription); McArthur, 2014: 56.
    • Junior synonym of insipidus: Heterick, 2021: 17.