Camponotus cristatus nagasau

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Camponotus cristatus nagasau
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Colobopsis cristata)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Colobopsis
Species: Camponotus cristatus nagasau
Mann, 1921

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


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

  • nagasau. Camponotus (Myrmogonia) cristatus var. nagasau Mann, 1921: 482 (s.w.) FIJI IS. Junior synonym of cristatus: Sarnat & Economo, 2012: 57.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 113, catalogue)
  • Mann, W. M. 1921. The ants of the Fiji Islands. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 64: 401-499 (page 482, soldier, worker described)
  • Sarnat, E.M. & Economo, E.P. 2012. The ants of Fiji: 384 pp. UC Publications in Entomology, University of California Press.