Colobopsis cylindrica

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Colobopsis cylindricuas
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Colobopsis
Species: C. cylindrica
Binomial name
Colobopsis cylindrica
(Fabricius, 1798)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo (type locality), Indonesia, Malaysia.
Malagasy Region: Mauritius.
Oriental Region: Thailand.

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

  • cylindricus. Formica cylindrica Fabricius, 1798: 280 (q.) BORNEO. Combination in Colobopsis: Mayr, 1862: 691; in Camponotus (Colobopsis): Emery, 1889b: 517. Combination in Colobopsis: Ward, et al., 2016: 350. Senior synonym of doriae: Emery, 1917a: 97.
  • doriae. Colobopsis doriae Mayr, 1872: 137 (w.) BORNEO. Emery, 1900d: 707 (s.q.). Combination in Camponotus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 228; in C. (Colobopsis): Forel, 1913k: 133. Junior synonym of cylindricus: Emery, 1917a: 97.