Camponotus nutans

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Camponotus nutans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. nutans
Binomial name
Camponotus nutans
Mayr, 1867

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • nutans. Camponotus nutans Mayr, 1867c: 440 (w.) "am Schiffe gefunden" (type-locality INDONESIA (Sumatra), see Emery, 1896d: 374). Combination in C. (Myrmosphincta): Forel, 1914a: 273; in C. (Myrmamblys): Emery, 1925b: 140; Emery, 1926: 8; in C. (Myrmotemnus): Santschi, 1926c: 601. Current subspecies: nominal plus cleliae.



  • Emery, C. 1896j. Saggio di un catalogo sistematico dei generi Camponotus, Polyrhachis e affini. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)5:363-382 (page 374, Type-locality Sumatra)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 140, Combination in C. (Myrmamblys))
  • Emery, C. 1926. Ultime note mirmecologiche. Boll. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 58: 1-9 (page 8, Combination in C. (Myrmamblys))
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 273, Combination in C. (Myrmosphincta))
  • Mayr, G. 1867d. [Untitled. Hymenopteren.]. Pp. 440-442 in: Frauenfeld, G. R. von. Zoologische Miscellen. XI. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 17:425-502. (page 440, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1926c. Nouvelles notes sur les Campontous. Rev. Suisse Zool. 33: 597-618 (page 601, Combination in C. (Myrmotemnus))