Camponotus sericeus obtusus

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Camponotus sericeus obtusus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. sericeus
Subspecies: C. sericeus obtusus
Trinomial name
Camponotus sericeus obtusus
(Smith, F., 1858)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Egypt (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • obtusus. Formica obtusa Smith, F. 1858b: 30 (w.) EGYPT.
    • Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 2;
    • combination in Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex): Santschi, 1926b: 267.
    • Junior synonym of sericeus: Mayr, 1863: 401; Roger, 1863b: 2; Mayr, 1865: 38; Emery, 1896d 376; Forel, 1891b: 56; Forel, 1892j: 231; Dalla Torre, 1893: 251; Emery, 1896d 376; Bingham, 1903: 376; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 974; Emery, 1925b: 125; Bolton, 1995b: 115 (error); Tiwari, 1999: 69 (error) ; Karmaly & Narendran, 2006: 113 (error).
    • Subspecies of sericeus: Santschi, 1926b: 267; Santschi, 1933b: 108.
    • [Status as species: Borowiec, L. 2014: 38 (error).]