Colobopsis polynesica

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Colobopsis polynesica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Colobopsis
Species: C. polynesica
Binomial name
Colobopsis polynesica
(Emery, 1896)

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -16.5° to -19.0775°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Fiji (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • carinata. Colobopsis carinata Mayr, 1870b: 943 (s.) FIJI IS.
    • [Junior secondary homonym of Formica carinata Brullé, 1840: 84.]
    • Combination in Camponotus (Colobopsis): Emery, 1889b: 517.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Forel, 1914a: 271.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmotemnus): Emery, 1920b: 258.
    • Status as species: Mayr, 1876: 67; Dalla Torre, 1893: 223.
    • Replacement name: Camponotus polynesicus Emery, 1896d: 374.
  • janus. Camponotus (Colobopsis) janus Mann, 1921: 498 (s.w.) FIJI IS.
    • [Junior primary homonym of Camponotus petersi var. janus Forel, 1911e: 228.]
    • Replacement name: Camponotus janussus Bolton, 1995b: 106.
  • janussus. Camponotus janussus Bolton, 1995b: 106.
    • Replacement name for Camponotus (Colobopsis) janus Mann, 1921: 498. [Junior primary homonym of Camponotus petersi var. janus Forel, 1911e: 228.]
    • Junior synonym of polynesica: Sarnat & Economo, 2012: 48.
  • polynesica. Camponotus polynesicus Emery, 1896d: 374.
    • Replacement name for Colobopsis carinata Mayr, 1870b: 943. [Junior secondary homonym of Formica carinata Brullé, 1840: 84.]
    • Combination in C. (Colobopsis): Emery, 1925b: 146 (as mayriella).
    • Combination in Colobopsis: Ward, et al. 2016: 350.
    • Status as species: Mann, 1921: 494 (redescription, as mayriella); Bolton, 1995b: 118; Sarnat & Economo, 2012: 48.
    • Senior synonym of mayriella (unnecessary (second) replacement name for carinata Mayr): Bolton, 1995b: 118.
    • Senior synonym of janussus, maudella, seemanni: Sarnat & Economo, 2012: 48.
  • mayriella. Camponotus (Colobopsis) mayriella Mann, 1921: 494.
    • Unnecessary (second) replacement name for carinata Mayr, 1870b: 943.
    • Junior synonym of polynesica: Bolton, 1995b: 110.
  • maudella. Camponotus (Colobopsis) maudella Mann, 1921: 496, fig. 38 (s.w.q.m.) FIJI IS.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 110.
    • Junior synonym of polynesicus: Sarnat & Economo, 2012: 48.
  • seemanni. Camponotus (Colobopsis) maudella var. seemanni Mann, 1921: 498 (s.w.q.) FIJI IS.
    • Subspecies of maudella: Bolton, 1995b: 123.
    • Junior synonym of polynesica: Sarnat & Economo, 2012: 48.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Dlussky G.M. 1994. Zoogeography of southwestern Oceania. Zhivotnoe naselenie ostrovov Iugo-Zapadnoi Okeanii ekologo-geograficheskie issledovanii 48-93.
  • 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
  • Mann W. M. 1921. The ants of the Fiji Islands. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 64: 401-499.
  • Sarnat Eli M. 2009. The Ants [Hymenoptera: Formicdiae] of Fiji: Systematics, Biogeography and Conservation of an Island Arc Fauna. 80-252
  • Ward D. 2008. Ecological partitioning and invasive ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a tropical rain forest ant community from Fiji. Pacific Science 62(4): 473-482.
  • Ward, Darren F. and James K. Wetterer. 2006. Checklist of the Ants of Fiji. Fiji Arthropods III 85: 23-47.
  • Wheeler W.M. 1935. Check list of the ants of Oceania. Occasional Papers of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum 11(11):1-56.
  • Wheeler, William Morton.1935.Checklist of the Ants of Oceania.Occasional Papers 11(11): 3-56
  • Wilson E.O., and G.L. Hunt. 1967. Ant fauna of Futuna and Wallis islands, stepping stones to Polynesia. Pacific Insects 9(4): 563-584.
  • Wilson, Edward O. and George L. Hunt. 1967. Ant Fauna of Futuna and Wallis Islands, Stepping Stones To Polynesia. Pacific Insects. 9(4):563-584.
  • Wilson, Edward O. and Hunt, George L. Jr. 1967. Ant Fauna of Futuna and Wallis Islands, Stepping Stones to Polynesia. Pacific Insects. 9(4):563-584