Camponotus figaro

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Camponotus figaro
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus piceus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus figaro
Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969

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Specimen Labels

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


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

  • figaro. Camponotus (Myrmentoma) figaro Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969: 84 (w.) SPAIN.
    • [First available use of Camponotus (Myrmoturba) lateralis subsp. piceus var. figaro Emery, 1924c: 170; unavailable name.]
    • Junior synonym of piceus: Seifert, 2019: 28.