Camponotus tenuipes

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Camponotus tenuipes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. tenuipes
Binomial name
Camponotus tenuipes
(Smith, F., 1857)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo (type locality), Indonesia, Malaysia.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • tenuipes. Formica tenuipes Smith, F. 1857a: 57 (q.) BORNEO. Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 3; in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Donisthorpe, 1932c: 444.

The following notes on F. Smith type specimens have been provided by Barry Bolton (details):

Formica tenuipes

Holotype queen in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Labelled “SAR.”



  • Donisthorpe, H. 1932c. On the identity of Smith's types of Formicidae (Hymenoptera) collected by Alfred Russell Wallace in the Malay Archipelago, with descriptions of two new species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(10): 441-476 (page 444, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 3, Combination in Camponotus)
  • Smith, F. 1857a. Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects collected at Sarawak, Borneo; Mount Ophir, Malacca; and at Singapore, by A. R. Wallace. [part]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 2: 42-88 (page 57, queen described)