Camponotus janus

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Camponotus janus
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Colobopsis polynesica)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Colobopsis
Species: Camponotus janus
Mann, 1921

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Colobopsis polynesica.


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

  • janus. Camponotus (Colobopsis) janus Mann, 1921: 498 (s.w.) FIJI IS.
    • [Junior primary homonym of Camponotus petersi var. janus Forel, 1911e: 228.]
    • Replacement name: Camponotus janussus Bolton, 1995b: 106.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 106, replacement name: janussus; new name; catalogue)
  • Mann, W. M. 1921. The ants of the Fiji Islands. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 64: 401-499 (page 498, soldier, worker described)