Colobopsis quadriceps nanula

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Colobopsis quadriceps nanula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Colobopsis
Species: C. quadriceps
Subspecies: C. quadriceps nanula
Trinomial name
Colobopsis quadriceps nanula
(Emery, 1925)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Colobopsis quadriceps_nanula for further details




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

  • nana. Camponotus quadriceps var. nana Emery, 1911b: 537 (s.w.) NEW GUINEA. [Junior secondary homonym of nana Smith, F., above.] Replacement name: nanulus Emery, below.
  • nanula. Camponotus (Colobopsis) quadriceps var. nanula Emery, 1925b: 150. Replacement name for nana Emery, above. [Junior secondary homonym of Formica nana Smith, F. 1858b: 41.] Combination in Colobopsis: Ward, et al., 2016: 350.