Camponotus longiceps

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Camponotus longiceps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. longiceps
Binomial name
Camponotus longiceps
(Smith, F., 1863)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China.

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.

  • longiceps. Formica longiceps Smith, F. 1863: 13 (w.) INDONESIA (Waigeo I.). Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 43; in C. (Myrmamblys): Donisthorpe, 1932c: 469.

The following notes on F. Smith type specimens have been provided by Barry Bolton (details):

Formica longiceps

Holotype worker in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Labelled “Wag.”



  • Donisthorpe, H. 1932c. On the identity of Smith's types of Formicidae (Hymenoptera) collected by Alfred Russell Wallace in the Malay Archipelago, with descriptions of two new species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(10): 441-476 (page 469, Combination in C. (Myrmamblys))
  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 43, Combination in Camponotus)
  • Smith, F. 1863a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace in the islands of Mysol, Ceram, Waigiou, Bouru and Timor. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 7: 6-48 (page 13, worker described)