Camponotus fallax rasilis

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Camponotus fallax rasilis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus decipiens)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus fallax rasilis
Wheeler, W.M., 1910

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Type Specimen Label

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


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

  • rasilis. Camponotus fallax subsp. rasilis Wheeler, W.M. 1910f: 227 (s.w.q.m.) U.S.A. Petralia & Vinson, 1980: 386 (l.). Combination in C. (Myrmentoma): Emery, 1925b: 117. Subspecies of fallax: Wheeler, W.M. 1917a: 558; of caryae: Wheeler, W.M. 1917d: 28. Raised to species: Creighton, 1950a: 389; Smith, M.R. 1951a: 845. Junior synonym of sayi: Snelling, R.R. 1968b: 355; of decipiens: Snelling, R.R. 1988: 66.