Camponotus chalaconotus

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Camponotus chalaconotus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus megalonyx)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus chalaconotus
Menozzi, 1929

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Camponotus megalonyx.


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

  • chalaconotus. Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) chalaconotus Menozzi, 1929c: 430, figs. 1, 2 (s.) INDIA. Junior synonym of megalonyx: Wheeler, W.M. 1936e: 217.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 91, catalogue)
  • Menozzi, C. 1929d. A new species of Camponotus belonging to the subgenus Orthonotomyrmex, Ashm. (Hymenoptera). Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(4): 430-433 (page 430, figs. 1, 2 soldier described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1936f. Notes on some aberrant Indonesian ants of the subfamily Formicinae. Tijdschr. Entomol. 79: 217-221 (page 217, junior synonym of megalonyx)