Camponotus castaneus rufinasis

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Camponotus castaneus rufinasis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus americanus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus castaneus rufinasis
Santschi, 1936

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


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

  • rufinasis. Camponotus (Camponotus) castaneus st. rufinasis Santschi, 1936b: 204 (s.w.) U.S.A.
    • Status as species: Santschi, 1937h: 380.
    • Subspecies of castaneus: Smith, M.R. 1951a: 839.
    • Junior synonym of americanus: Creighton, 1950a: 365; Smith, M.R. 1958c: 142; Smith, D.R. 1979: 1425; Bolton, 1995b: 121; Mackay, 2019: 163.