Camponotus pellitus

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Camponotus pellitus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. pellitus
Binomial name
Camponotus pellitus
Mayr, 1862

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Paraguay.

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.

  • pellitus. Camponotus pellitus Mayr, 1862: 668 (w.) BRAZIL. Mayr, 1866a: 486 (s.w.q.). Combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Bruch, 1914: 229; in C. (Myrmaphaenus): Emery, 1925b: 153. Junior synonym of blandus: Emery, 1903: 67. Revived from synonymy as subspecies of blandus: Santschi, 1922c: 111. Revived status as species and senior synonym of scintillans: Wild, 2007b: 45.
  • scintillans. Camponotus pellitus r. scintillans Forel, 1901h: 72 (w.) PARAGUAY. Combination in C. (Myrmaphaenus): Emery, 1925b: 154. Subspecies of blandus: Santschi, 1922c: 111. Junior synonym of pellitus: Wild, 2007b: 45.