Camponotus contractus scortechinii

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Camponotus contractus scortechinii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. contractus
Subspecies: C. contractus scortechinii
Trinomial name
Camponotus contractus scortechinii
Emery, 1888



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Malaysia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.


Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.





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

  • scortechinii. Camponotus contractus var. scortechinii Emery, 1888a: 529 (footnote) (w.) WEST MALAYSIA.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmoplatys): Emery, 1925b: 136.
    • Subspecies of contractus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 226; Emery, 1896d: 375 (in list); Emery, 1925b: 136; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 237; Bolton, 1995b: 123.



  • Emery, C. 1888a. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza (Supplemento). Formiche raccolte dal sig. Elio Modigliani in Sumatra e nell'isola Nias. [concl.]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 25[=(2)(5): 529-534 (page 529, (footnote) worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 136, Combination in C. (Myrmoplatys))