Camponotus barbatus taylori

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Camponotus barbatus taylori
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. barbatus
Subspecies: C. barbatus taylori
Trinomial name
Camponotus barbatus taylori
Forel, 1892



Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 22.675° to 20.92583°.

Tropical South

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Bangladesh, India (type locality), Sri Lanka.
Palaearctic Region: China.

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

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.





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

  • taylori. Camponotus maculatus r. taylori Forel, 1892j: 241 (s.w.) INDIA (Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra).
    • Imai, et al. 1984: 9 (k.).
    • Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 93.
    • Subspecies of maculatus: Emery, 1896d: 370 (in list); Yano, 1910: 422.
    • Status as species: Rothney, 1903: 99; Bingham, 1903: 353; Wheeler, W.M. 1913e: 237; Collingwood, 1962: 223; Wang, C., Xiao & Wu, 1989a: 223 (in key); Tiwari, 1999: 71.
    • Subspecies of barbatus: Forel, 1902d: 288; Forel, 1903a: 711; Forel, 1904c: 29; Forel, 1907a: 31; Forel, 1907e: 19; Forel, 1909e: 397; Forel, 1911i: 228; Emery, 1925b: 93; Menozzi, 1939a: 318 (in key); Donisthorpe, 1942d: 458; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 243; Bolton, 1995b: 126; Karmaly & Narendran, 2006: 49; Ran & Zhou, 2011: 66; Guénard & Dunn, 2012: 27; Bharti, Guénard, et al. 2016: 23.



  • 2n = 24, karyotype = 24A (India) (Imai et al., 1984) (as Camponotus taylori).


  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 353, Raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 93, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 93, Subspecies/race of barbatus)
  • Forel, A. 1892k. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part I. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 7: 219-245 (page 241, soldier, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1902d. Variétés myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 46: 284-296 (page 288, Subspecies/race of barbatus)
  • Forel, A. 1904d. Miscellanea myrmécologiques. Rev. Suisse Zool. 12: 1-52 (page 29, Subspecies/race of barbatus)
  • Forel, A. 1907h. Formiciden aus dem Naturhistorischen Museum in Hamburg. II. Teil. Neueingänge seit 1900. Mitt. Naturhist. Mus. Hambg. 24: 1-20 (page 19, Subspecies/race of barbatus)
  • Imai, H. T.; Baroni Urbani, C.; Kubota, M.; Sharma, G. P.; Narasimhanna, M. H.; Das, B. C.; 1984. Karyological survey of Indian ants. Jpn. J. Genet. 59: 1-32 (page 9, karyotype described)
  • Liu, C., Fischer, G., Hita Garcia, F., Yamane, S., Liu, Q., Peng, Y.Q., Economo, E.P., Guénard, B., Pierce, N.E. 2020. Ants of the Hengduan Mountains: a new altitudinal survey and updated checklist for Yunnan Province highlight an understudied insect biodiversity hotspot. ZooKeys 978, 1–171 (doi:10.3897/zookeys.978.55767).
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1913f. Zoological results of the Abor Expedition, 1911-1912, XVII. Hymenoptera, II: Ants (Formicidae). Rec. Indian Mus. 8: 233-237 (page 237, Raised to species)