Camponotus gasseri caloratus

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Camponotus gasseri caloratus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Colobopsis gasseri)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Colobopsis
Species: Camponotus gasseri caloratus
Wheeler, W.M., 1934

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


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

  • caloratus. Camponotus (Colobopsis) gasseri subsp. caloratus Wheeler, W.M. 1934d: 162 (s.w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of gasseri: McArthur & Shattuck, 2001: 31.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 90, catalogue)
  • McArthur, A.J. ; Shattuck, S. O. 2001. A taxonomic revision of the Camponotus macrocephalus species group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Australia. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 125: 25-43 (page 31, Junior synonym of gasseri)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1934d. Contributions to the fauna of Rottnest Island, Western Australia. No. IX. The ants. J. R. Soc. West. Aust. 20: 137-163 (page 162, soldier, worker, queen, male described)