Camponotus melinus

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Camponotus melinus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. melinus
Binomial name
Camponotus melinus
Mackay, W.P., 1997

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Mexico (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.

  • melinus. Camponotus (Myrmentoma) melinus Mackay, W.P., in Mackay, W.P & Mackay, E.E. 1997b: 326, figs. 1, 2, 7 (s.w.) MEXICO.



  • MacKay, W. P. 1997b. [Untitled. Camponotus (Myrmentoma) melinus W. Mackay, new species.] Pp. 326-327 in: Mackay, W. P., Mackay, E. E. A revision of the Neotropical ants of the montivagus species complex, genus Camponotus, subgenus Myrmentoma (Hymenopter (page 326, figs. 1, 2, 7 soldier, worker described)