Camponotus castanicola

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Camponotus castanicola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. castanicola
Binomial name
Camponotus castanicola
Donisthorpe, 1943

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Philippines (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • castanea. Camponotus (Myrmacantha) castanea Stitz, 1925: 128, fig. 7a,b (w.) PHILIPPINES (no island nominated, “Limay”).
    • [Junior secondary homonym of Formica castanea Latreille, 1802c: 118.]
    • Status as species: Chapman & Capco, 1951: 230.
    • Replacement name: Camponotus (Myrmacantha) castanicolus Donisthorpe, 1943e: 116.
  • castanicola. Camponotus (Myrmacantha) castanicolus Donisthorpe, 1943e: 116.
    • Replacement name for Camponotus castanea Stitz, 1925: 128. [Junior secondary homonym of Formica castanea Latreille, 1802c: 118.]
    • Subgenus indeterminate: Bolton, 1995b: 91.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 91.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 91, catalogue)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1943f. Myrmecological gleanings. Proc. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. Ser. B 12: 115-116 (page 116, replacement name for castanea Stitz, 1925.)
  • Stitz, H. 1925c. Ameisen von den Philippinen, den malayischen und ozeanischen Inseln. Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berl. 1923: 110-136 (page 128, Junior secondary homonym of castanea Latreille, 1802. Subgenus indeterminate.)