Camponotus fictor

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Camponotus fictor
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Colobopsis macrocephala)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Colobopsis
Species: Camponotus fictor
Forel, 1902

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

Nomenclature

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

  • fictor. Camponotus (Colobopsis) fictor Forel, 1902h: 508 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1968: 217 (l.). Junior synonym of macrocephalus Erichson: Shattuck & McArthur, 1995: 122.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 99, catalogue)
  • Forel, A. 1902j. Fourmis nouvelles d'Australie. Rev. Suisse Zool. 10: 405-548 (page 508, soldier, worker described)
  • Shattuck, S. O.; McArthur, A. J. 1995. Generic placements of Australian ants described by W. F. Erichson (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Aust. Entomol. Soc. 34: 121-123 (junior synonym of macrocephalus)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1968a. The ant larvae of the subfamily Formicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): supplement. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 61: 205-222 (page 217, larva described)