Camponotus buxtoni

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Camponotus buxtoni
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Colobopsis flavolimbata)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Colobopsis
Species: Camponotus buxtoni
Santschi, 1928

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Colobopsis flavolimbata.

Nomenclature

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

  • buxtoni. Camponotus (Colobopsis) buxtoni Santschi, 1928a: 56, fig. 9 (w.) SAMOA. Junior synonym of flavolimbatus: Wilson & Taylor, 1967: 97.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 90, catalogue)
  • Santschi, F. 1928a. Formicidae (Fourmis). Insects Samoa 5: 41-58 (page 56, fig. 9 worker described)
  • Wilson, E. O.; Taylor, R. W. 1967b. The ants of Polynesia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Pac. Insects Monogr. 14: 1-109 (page 97, junior synonym of flavolimbatus)