Colobopsis nutans

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Colobopsis nutans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Colobopsis
Species: C. nutans
Binomial name
Colobopsis nutans
(Mayr, 1867)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (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.

  • nutans. Camponotus nutans Mayr, 1867c: 440 (w.) (no state data, "am Schiffe gefunden").
    • [Note: type-locality Indonesia (Sumatra), after Emery, 1896d: 374.]
    • [Misspelled as nitens by Chapman & Capco, 1951: 232.]
    • Combination in C. (Myrmosphincta): Forel, 1914a: 273;
    • combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Emery, 1925b: 140; Emery, 1926: 8;
    • combination in C. (Myrmotemnus): Santschi, 1926c: 601.
    • Combination in Colobopsis: Ward & Boudinot, 2021: 41.
    • Status as species: Mayr, 1879: 662 (redescription, footnote); Dalla Torre, 1893: 245; Emery, 1896d: 374 (in list); Emery, 1900d: 707; Emery, 1925b: 140; Emery, 1926: 8; Bolton, 1995b: 114.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus cleliae.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Emery C. 1886. Saggio di un catalogo sistematico dei generi Camponotus, Polyrhachis e affini. Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna 5: 363-382
  • Emery C. 1926. Ultime note mirmecologiche. Boll. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 58: 1-9.
  • Emery C. Formiche raccolte da Elio Modigliani in Sumatra, Engano e Mentawei. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale 40: 661-722.
  • Emery, C.. "Formiche raccolte da Elio Modigliani in Sumatra, Engano e Mentawei." Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria (Genova) (2) 20, no. 40 (1900): 661-722.