Camponotus obscuripes

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Camponotus obscuripes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. obscuripes
Binomial name
Camponotus obscuripes
Mayr, 1879

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China, Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, Japan (type locality), Republic of Korea, Russian Federation.

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Camponotus obscuripes for further details




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

  • obscuripes. Camponotus ligniperdus var. obscuripes Mayr, 1879: 645 (s.w.) JAPAN. André, 1903: 128 (q.m.). Combination in C. (Camponotus): Emery, 1925b: 73. Subspecies of ligniperda: Forel, 1907e: 19; of herculeanus: Emery, 1908a: 185; Emery, 1925b: 73. Raised to species: Yasumatsu & Brown, 1951: 38; Arnol'di, 1967: 1823; Kupyanskaya, 1990: 171.



  • André, E. 1903a. Hyménoptères Formicides, récoltés au Japon par M. J. Harmand. Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 9: 128 (page 128, queen, male described)
  • Arnol'di, K. V. 1967. New data on the ant genus Camponotus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from the USSR fauna. 1. Camponotus (s. str.). Zool. Zh. 4 46: 1815-1830 (page 1823, Raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1908a. Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1908: 165-205 (page 185, Subspecies of herculeanus)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 73, Combination in C. (Camponotus))
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 73, Subspecies of herculeanus)
  • Forel, A. 1907h. Formiciden aus dem Naturhistorischen Museum in Hamburg. II. Teil. Neueingänge seit 1900. Mitt. Naturhist. Mus. Hambg. 24: 1-20 (page 19, Subspecies of ligniperdus)
  • Kupyanskaya, A. N. 1990a. Ants of the Far Eastern USSR. Vladivostok: Akademiya Nauk SSSR, 258 pp. (page 171, Raised to species)
  • Mayr, G. 1879. Beiträge zur Ameisen-Fauna Asiens. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 28: 645-686 (page 645, soldier, worker 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 38, Raised to species)