Camponotus formosensis

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Camponotus formosensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. formosensis
Binomial name
Camponotus formosensis
Wheeler, W.M., 1927



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Taiwan (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • formosensis. Camponotus punctatissimus subsp. formosensis Wheeler, W.M. 1927e: 3 (s.) TAIWAN. Raised to species: Yasumatsu & Brown, 1951: 42. See also: Brown, 1952d: 19.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 100, catalogue)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1952e. Correction to the synonymy of the ant Camponotus formosensis Wheeler. Psyche (Camb.) 59: 19 (page 19, see also)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1927e. A few ants from China and Formosa. Am. Mus. Novit. 259: 1-4 (page 3, soldier described)
  • Yasumatsu, K.; Brown, W. L., Jr. 1951b. Revisional notes on Camponotus herculeanus Linné and close relatives in Palearctic regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Fac. Agric. Kyushu Univ. 10: 29-44 (page 42, raised to species)