Camponotus contractus buttesi

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Camponotus contractus buttesi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. contractus
Subspecies: C. contractus buttesi
Trinomial name
Camponotus contractus buttesi
Forel, 1902



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Malaysia (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.

  • buttesi. Camponotus contractus var. buttesi Forel, 1902g: 463 (s.w.) WEST MALAYSIA.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmoplatys): Emery, 1925b: 136.
    • Subspecies of contractus: Emery, 1925b: 136; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 237; Bolton, 1995b: 90.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 90, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 136, combination in C. (Myrmoplatys))
  • Forel, A. 1902i. Fourmis d'Algérie récoltées par M. le Dr. K. Escherich. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 46: 462-463 (page 463, soldier, worker described)