Camponotus tonkinus

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Camponotus tonkinus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. tonkinus
Binomial name
Camponotus tonkinus
Santschi, 1925

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (type locality).

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.

  • tonkinus. Camponotus (Camponotus) japonicus var. tonkinus Santschi, 1925f: 88 (w.) CHINA. Raised to species: Wang, C., Xiao & Wu, 1989b: 327.



  • Santschi, F. 1925f. Contribution à la faune myrmécologique de la Chine. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 56: 81-96 (page 88, worker described)
  • Wang, C.; Xiao, G.; Wu, J. 1989b. Taxonomic studies on the genus Camponotus Mayr in China (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). [concl.]. For. Res. 2: 321-328 (page 327, Raised to species)