Camponotus keihitoi

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Camponotus keihitoi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. keihitoi
Binomial name
Camponotus keihitoi
Forel, 1913

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China, Japan (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • keihitoi. Camponotus fallax var. keihitoi Forel, 1913e: 663 (w.q.) JAPAN. Raised to species and senior synonym of teranishii: Terayama & Satoh, 1990b: 532.
  • tokyoensis. Camponotus tokyoensis Teranishi, 1915: 137, fig. (w.) JAPAN. [Junior primary homonym of tokioensis Ito, above.] Replacement name: teranishii Wheeler, W.M. 1928d: 118.
  • teranishii. Camponotus (Myrmentoma) caryae var. teranishii Wheeler, W.M. 1928d: 118. Replacement name for tokyoensis Teranishi, 1915: 137. [Junior primary homonym of tokioensis Ito, 1912: 341.] Junior synonym of keihitoi: Terayama & Satoh, 1990b: 532.



  • Forel, A. 1913f. Quelques fourmis des Indes, du Japon et d'Afrique. Rev. Suisse Zool. 21: 659-673 (page 663, worker, queen described)
  • Terayama, M.; Satoh, T. 1990b. Taxonomic notes on two Japanese species of Formicidae (Hymenoptera). Jpn. J. Entomol. 58: 532 (page 532, Raised to species, and senior synonym of teranishii)