Camponotus quercicola

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Camponotus quercicola
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus laevigatus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Subgenus: Camponotus
Species complex: herculeanus
Species: Camponotus quercicola
Smith, M.R., 1954

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Specimen labels

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


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

  • quercicola. Camponotus (Camponotus) quercicola Smith, M.R. 1954b: 211 (w.) U.S.A. (California).
    • Gadau, et al. 1999: 516 (q.m.)
    • Status as species: Smith, M.R. 1958c: 143; Smith, D.R. 1979: 1427; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1986g: 60 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 119; Gadau, et al. 1999: 514 (redescription); Ward, 2005: 63; Mackay, 2019: 320 (redescription).
    • Junior synonym of laevigatus: Ward & Boudinot, 2021: 46.