Camponotus hospes

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Camponotus hospes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. hospes
Binomial name
Camponotus hospes
(Emery, 1884)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo, Indonesia (type locality), Malaysia.

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.

  • hospes. Iridomyrmex hospes Emery, 1884b: 64, fig. 9 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra). Combination in Camponotus: Emery, 1887a: 219; in C. (Myrmomalis): Forel, 1914a: 271; in C. (Myrmoplatys): Emery, 1920b: 256. Current subspecies: nominal plus adultus.



  • Emery, C. 1884d. [Untitled. Iridomyrmex hospes Emery.]. Pp. 63-64 in: Beccari, O. 1884-1886. Malesia. Raccolta di osservazioni botaniche intorno alla piante dell'Arcipelago Indo-malese e Papuano. Vol. 2. Genova: Tipografia del R. Istituto Sordo-Muti, 34 (page 64, fig. 9 worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1887a [1886]. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia. [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 24[=(2)(4): 209-240 (page 219, Combination in Camponotus)
  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 256, Combination in C. (Myrmoplatys))
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 271, Combination in C. (Myrmomalis))