Camponotus maculatus tortuganus

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Camponotus maculatus tortuganus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus inaequalis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus maculatus tortuganus
Emery, 1895

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Specimen labels

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


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

  • tortuganus. Camponotus maculatus subsp. tortuganus Emery, 1895c: 336 (w.) U.S.A.
    • Wheeler, W.M. 1910d: 310 (s.q.m.).
    • Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 80.
    • Subspecies of maculatus: Emery, 1896d: 371 (in list); Wheeler, W.M. 1910d: 310; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 571; Smith, M.R. 1930a: 6.
    • Subspecies of picipes: Emery, 1920b: 233 (footnote).
    • Subspecies of conspicuus: Emery, 1925b: 80.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1932a: 13; Creighton, 1950a: 380; Smith, M.R. 1951a: 843; Wilson, 1964b: 12; Smith, D.R. 1979: 1430; Deyrup, et al. 1989: 100; Bolton, 1995b: 127; Deyrup, 2003: 44; Hansen & Klotz, 2005: 97; Mackay & Delsinne, 2009: 497 (in key).
    • Junior synonym of inaequalis: Deyrup, 2017: 193.


  • Creighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 104: 1-585 (page 380, raised to species)
  • Deyrup, M., Davis, L. & Cover, S. 2000. Exotic ants in Florida. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 126, 293-325.
  • Emery, C. 1895d. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamerikanischen Ameisenfauna. (Schluss). Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 8: 257-360 (page 336, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 233, Subspecies of picipes)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 80, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1910g. The North American ants of the genus Camponotus Mayr. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 20: 295-354 (page 310, soldier, queen, male described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1932a. A list of the ants of Florida with descriptions of new forms. J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 40: 1-17 (page 13, Raised to species)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1964b. The ants of the Florida Keys. Breviora 210: 1-14 (page 12, raised to species)