Camponotus leucophaeus

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Camponotus leucophaeus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. leucophaeus
Binomial name
Camponotus leucophaeus
(Smith, F., 1861)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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.

  • leucophaeus. Formica leucophaea Smith, F. 1861b: 37 (w.) INDONESIA (Sulawesi). Combination in Camponotus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 238; in C. (Myrmosericus): Donisthorpe, 1932c: 465.

The following notes on F. Smith type specimens have been provided by Barry Bolton (details):

Formica leucophaea

Two worker minor syntypes in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Labelled “Tond.”



  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 238, Combination in Camponotus)
  • 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 465, Combination in C. (Myrmosericus))
  • Smith, F. 1861b. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace in the islands of Ceram, Celebes, Ternate, and Gilolo. [part]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 6: 36-48 (page 37, worker described)