Camponotus montanus

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Camponotus montanus
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Camponotus orinus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus montanus
Dumpert, 1989

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Camponotus orinus.


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

  • montanus. Camponotus (Karavaievia) montanus Dumpert, 1989: 221, figs. 4-9 (w.q.m.) WEST MALAYSIA. [Junior primary homonym of montanus Emery, 1894c: 168.] Replacement name: orinus Dumpert, in Bolton, 1995b: 115.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 115, new name: orinus Dumpert, catalogue)
  • Dumpert, K.; Maschwitz, U.; Nässig, W.; Dorow, W. 1989. Camponotus (Karavaievia) asli sp. n. and C. (K.) montanus sp. n., two weaver ant species from Malaysia (Formicidae: Formicinae). Zool. Beitr. (N.F.) 32: 217-231 (page 221, figs. 4-9 worker, queen, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 72, Junior synonym of herculeanus)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1926e. Beiträge zur Ameisenfauna des Kaukasus, nebst einigen Bemerkungen über andere palaearktische Formen. (Schluss). Konowia 5: 187-199 (page 192, soldier, worker, queen described)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1936. The fauna of the family Formicidae (ants) of the Ukraine. Part II (conclusion). Tr. Inst. Zool. Biol. Ukr. Akad. Nauk Ser. 1 Pr. Syst. Faun. 1936: 161-316 (page 178, Junior synonym of herculeanus)
  • Ruzsky, M. 1904a. On ants from Archangel province. Zap. Imp. Rus. Geogr. Obshch. Obshch. Geogr. 41: 287-294 (page 293, worker described)
  • Ruzsky, M. 1926. A systematic list of the ants found in Siberia. I. Review of the species of the genera Camponotus (s. ext.) and Formica (s. str.). Izv. Tomsk. Gos. Univ. 77: 107-111 (page 108, Subspecies of herculeanus)

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