Camponotus concolor

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Camponotus concolor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. concolor
Binomial name
Camponotus concolor
Forel, 1891

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Malagasy Region: Madagascar (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • concolor. Camponotus concolor Forel, 1891b: 214, pl. 6, fig. 12 (s.w.) MADAGASCAR.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 226; Emery, 1896d: 373 (in list); Forel, 1914a: 266; Bolton, 1995b: 93.
    • Senior synonym of gallienii (unnecessary replacement name): Bolton, 1995b: 93.
  • gallienii. Camponotus (Myrmoturba) gallienii Forel, 1916: 457.
    • Unnecessary replacement name for concolor Forel, 1891b: 214.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 1039; Emery, 1925b: 102.
    • Junior synonym of concolor: Bolton, 1995b: 101.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 93, catalogue, senior synonym of galienii (unnecessary replacement name; new synonymy.)
  • Forel, A. 1891c. Les Formicides. [part]. In: Grandidier, A. Histoire physique, naturelle, et politique de Madagascar. Volume XX. Histoire naturelle des Hyménoptères. Deuxième partie (28e fascicule). Paris: Hachette et Cie, v + 237 pp. (page 214, pl. 6, fig. 12 soldier, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Fisher B. L. 1997. Biogeography and ecology of the ant fauna of Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Natural History 31: 269-302.
  • Fisher B. L. 2003. Formicidae, ants. Pp. 811-819 in: Goodman, S. M.; Benstead, J. P. (eds.) 2003. The natural history of Madagascar. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, xxi + 1709 pp.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. IX. A synonymic list of the ants of the Malagasy region. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 1005-1055