Calomyrmex albopilosus

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Calomyrmex albopilosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Calomyrmex
Species: C. albopilosus
Binomial name
Calomyrmex albopilosus
(Mayr, 1876)

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (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.

  • albopilosus. Camponotus albopilosus Mayr, 1876: 61 (w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1953e: 200 (l.). Combination in Calomyrmex: Emery, 1896d: 378. Current subspecies: nominal plus wienandsi.

Type Material



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 82, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1896j. Saggio di un catalogo sistematico dei generi Camponotus, Polyrhachis e affini. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)5:363-382 (page 378, combination in Calomyrmex)
  • Mayr, G. 1876. Die australischen Formiciden. J. Mus. Godeffroy 12: 56-115 (page 61, worker, queen, male described)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1953e. The ant larvae of the subfamily Formicinae. Part II. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 46: 175-217 (page 200, larva described)