Camponotus nawai

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Camponotus nawai
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. nawai
Binomial name
Camponotus nawai
Ito, 1914

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Specimen Labels

At a Glance • Polygynous  



Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Japan (type locality), Republic of Korea.

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

  • nawai. Camponotus fallax var. nawai Ito, 1914: 44 (s.) JAPAN. Combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Emery, 1925b: 138. Subspecies of caryae: Wheeler, W.M. 1917c: 29. Raised to species: Terayama & Satoh, 1990a: 405.



  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 138, Combination in C. (Myrmamblys))
  • Ito, T. 1914a. Formicidarum japonicarum species novae vel minus cognitae. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 58: 40-45 (page 44, soldier described)
  • Terayama, M.; Satoh, T. 1990a. A new species of the genus Camponotus from Japan, with notes on two known forms of the subgenus Myrmamblys (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Jpn. J. Entomol. 58: 405-414 (page 405, Raised to species)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1917c. The North American ants described by Asa Fitch. Psyche (Camb.) 24: 26-29 (page 29, Variety of caryae)