Colobopsis ceylonica

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Colobopsis ceylonica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Colobopsis
Species: C. ceylonica
Binomial name
Colobopsis ceylonica
(Emery, 1925)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (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.

  • testacea. Colobopsis testacea Bingham, 1903: 347 (q.) SRI LANKA. [Junior secondary homonym of testaceus Emery, above.] Replacement name: ceylonicus Emery, 1925b: 145.
  • ceylonica. Camponotus (Colobopsis) ceylonicus Emery, 1925b: 145. Replacement name for testacea Bingham, 1903: 347. [Junior secondary homonym of testaceus Emery, 1894f: 3.] Combiniation in Colobopsis: Ward, et al., 2016: 350.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Chapman, J. W., and Capco, S. R. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monogr. Inst. Sci. Technol. Manila 1: 1-327
  • Dias R. K. S. 2002. Current knowledge on ants of Sri Lanka. ANeT Newsletter 4: 17- 21.
  • Song Y., Z. Xu, C. Li, N. Zhang, L. Zhang, H. Jiang, and F. Mo. 2013. An Analysis on the Ant Fauna of the Nangun river Nature Reserve in Yunnan, China. Forest Research 26(6): 773-780.