Camponotus quadrimaculatus opacatus

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Camponotus quadrimaculatus opacatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. quadrimaculatus
Subspecies: C. quadrimaculatus opacatus
Trinomial name
Camponotus quadrimaculatus opacatus
Emery, 1925

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Malagasy Region: Madagascar (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • opaca. Camponotus quadrimaculatus var. opaca Emery, 1899f: 290 (w.) MADAGASCAR. [Junior secondary homonym of Formica opaca Nylander, above.] Replacement name: opacatus Emery, 1925b: 123.
  • opacatus. Camponotus (Mayria) quadrimaculatus var. opacata Emery, 1925b: 123. Replacement name for opaca Emery, 1899f: 290. [Junior secondary homonym of Formica opaca Nylander, 1856b: 55.]



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 115, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1899e. Formiche di Madagascar raccolte dal Sig. A. Mocquerys nei pressi della Baia di Antongil (1897-1898). Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 31: 263-290 (page 290, Camponotus (Mayria) qauadrimaculatus var. opacata Emery)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 123, replacement name for opaca)
  • Nylander, W. 1856b. Synopsis des Formicides de France et d'Algérie. Ann. Sci. Nat. Zool. (4) 5: 51-109 (page 55, junior secondary homonym of Formica opaca Nylander, 1856.)