Camponotus mendax integer

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Camponotus mendax integer
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. mendax
Subspecies: C. mendax integer
Trinomial name
Camponotus mendax integer
Forel, 1895



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • integer. Camponotus sericeus var. integer Forel, 1895e: 454 (w.) SRI LANKA.
    • Forel, 1909e: 397 (s.q.).
    • Combination in C. (Orthonotomyrmex): Forel, 1913k: 129.
    • Subspecies of mendax: Bingham, 1903: 370.
    • Subspecies of sericeus: Emery, 1896d 376 (in list); Forel, 1908a: 6; Forel, 1909e: 397; Forel, 1911i: 227; Forel, 1913k: 129.
    • Subspecies of pseudolus: Emery, 1925b: 125; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 241.
    • Subspecies of mendax Forel (as pseudolus is an unnecessary replacement name): Bolton, 1995b: 105.



  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 370, Variety of mendax)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 125, Variety of pseudolus)
  • Forel, A. 1895f. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part V. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 9: 453-472 (page 454, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1908b. Fourmis de Ceylan et d'Égypte récoltées par le Prof. E. Bugnion. Lasius carniolicus. Fourmis de Kerguelen. Pseudandrie? Strongylognathus testaceus. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 44: 1-22 (page 6, Variety of sericeus)
  • Forel, A. 1909k. Études myrmécologiques en 1909. Fourmis de Barbarie et de Ceylan. Nidification des Polyrhachis. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 45: 369-407 (page 397, soldier, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1913l. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise nach Ostindien ausgeführt im Auftrage der Kgl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin von H. v. Buttel-Reepen. II. Ameisen aus Sumatra, Java, Malacca und Ceylon. Gesammelt von Her (page 129, Combination in C. (Orthonotomyrmex))