Camponotus inconspicuus

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Camponotus inconspicuus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. inconspicuus
Binomial name
Camponotus inconspicuus
Mayr, 1872

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo (type locality), Indonesia, Malaysia.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • inconspicuus. Camponotus inconspicuus Mayr, 1872: 136 (w.) BORNEO. Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 93. Junior synonym of irritans: Mayr, 1879: 646. Revived from synonymy: Donisthorpe, 1932c: 444; Donisthorpe, 1943b: 204.



  • Donisthorpe, H. 1932c. On the identity of Smith's types of Formicidae (Hymenoptera) collected by Alfred Russell Wallace in the Malay Archipelago, with descriptions of two new species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(10): 441-476 (page 444, Revived from synonymy)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1943b. Ants from the Colombo Museum Expedition to Southern India, September-October, 1938. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(10): 196-208 (page 204, Revived from synonymy)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 93, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Mayr, G. 1872. Formicidae Borneenses collectae a J. Doria et O. Beccari in territorio Sarawak annis 1865-1867. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 2: 133-155 (page 136, worker described)
  • Mayr, G. 1879. Beiträge zur Ameisen-Fauna Asiens. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 28: 645-686 (page 646, Junior synonym of irritans)