Camponotus albocinctus

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Camponotus albocinctus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. albocinctus
Binomial name
Camponotus albocinctus
(Ashmead, 1905)





Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

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

  • albocinctus. Colobopsis albocincta Ashmead, 1905a: 110 (w.q.) PHILIPPINES (Luzon).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated), 1 syntype queen.
    • Type-locality: Philippines: Luzon, Manila (R. E. Brown).
    • Type-depository: USNM.
    • [Misspelled as albocintus by Emery, 1925b: 138.]
    • Combination in Camponotus (Colobopsis): Wheeler, W.M. 1919a: 5; Baltazar, 1966: 269;
    • combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Emery, 1925b: 138; Bolton, 1995b: 131.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1925b: 138; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 222; Baltazar, 1966: 269; Bolton, 1995b: 85; McArthur, 2012: 168.
    • Distribution: Philippines (Luzon).



  • Ashmead, W. H. 1905b. New Hymenoptera from the Philippines. Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus. 29: 107-119 (page 110, worker, queen described)
  • Baltazar, C.R. 1966. A catalogue of Philippine Hymenoptera (with a bibliography, 1758-1963). Pacific Insects Monographs 8: 1-488. (page 269, listed)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 85, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 138, combination in C. (Myrmamblys))
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1919a. Two gynandromorphous ants. Psyche (Camb.) 26: 1-8 (page 5, combination in Camponotus (Colobopsis))

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Wheeler W. M. 1919. Two gynandromorphous ants. Psyche (Cambridge) 26: 1-8.