Calomyrmex splendidus mutans

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Calomyrmex splendidus mutans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Calomyrmex
Species: C. splendidus
Subspecies: C. splendidus mutans
Trinomial name
Calomyrmex splendidus mutans
(Forel, 1910)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • mutans. Camponotus (Calomyrmex) splendidus var. mutans Forel, 1910b: 83 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA (Northern Territory).
    • Combination in Calomyrmex: Emery, 1925b: 175.
    • Subspecies of splendidus: Emery, 1925b: 175; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 109; Taylor, 1987a: 10; Bolton, 1995b: 83.

Type Material



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 83, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 175, combination in Calomyrmex)
  • Forel, A. 1910b. Formicides australiens reçus de MM. Froggatt et Rowland Turner. Rev. Suisse Zool. 18: 1-94 (page 83, worker, queen described)
  • Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985. Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 109, subspecies of splendidus)