Camponotus compressus nitens

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Camponotus compressus nitens
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Camponotus compressus bernardi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus compressus nitens
Bernard, 1953

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Camponotus compressus bernardi.


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

  • nitens. Camponotus compressus subsp. nitens Bernard, 1953a: 194 (q.) ALGERIA. Unresolved junior primary homonym of nitens Mayr, above: Bolton, 1995b: 113. Replacement name: bernardi Özdikmen, 2010a: 522.


  • Bernard, F. 1953a. Les fourmis du Tassili des Ajjer. Pp. 121-250 in: Bernard, F. (ed.) Mission scientifique au Tassili des Ajjer (1949). Volume I. Recherches zoologiques et médicales. Paris: P. Lechevalier, 302 pp. (page 194, queen described)