Camponotus quadrinotatus

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Camponotus quadrinotatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. quadrinotatus
Binomial name
Camponotus quadrinotatus
Forel, 1886

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Palaearctic Region: China, Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, Japan (type locality), Republic of Korea, Russian Federation.

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

  • quadrinotatus. Camponotus marginatus var. quadrinotatus Forel, 1886f: 142 (s.w.q.) JAPAN. Santschi, 1925f: 89 (m.). Combination in C. (Myrmentoma): Emery, 1925b: 118. Subspecies of fallax: Forel, 1907e: 19; of caryae: Wheeler, W.M. 1917c: 29; Santschi, 1925f: 89; of marginatus: Ruzsky, 1925b: 42; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1928b: 5. Raised to species: Ruzsky, 1926: 109. Status as species: Collingwood, 1976: 307; Wang, C., Xiao & Wu, 1989b: 327; Kupyanskaya, 1990: 173. Senior synonym of nigricolor: Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929a: 18; of rubicolor: Radchenko, 1997b: 704.
  • rubicolor. Camponotus marginatus var. rubicolor Ruzsky, 1925b: 42 (w.) RUSSIA. [Also described as new by Ruzsky, 1926: 109.] Subspecies of aethiops: Bolton, 1995b: 121. Junior synonym of quadrinotatus: Radchenko, 1997b: 704.
  • nigricolor. Camponotus quadrinotatus var. nigricolor Ruzsky, 1926: 109 (w.) RUSSIA. [First available use of Camponotus marginatus subsp. quadrinotatus var. nigricolor Ruzsky, 1925b: 42; unavailable name.] Junior synonym of quadrinotatus: Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929a: 18.



  • Collingwood, C. A. 1976a. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from North Korea. Ann. Hist.-Nat. Mus. Natl. Hung. 68: 295-309 (page 307, Status as species)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 118, Combination in C. (Myrmentoma))
  • Forel, A. 1886h. Études myrmécologiques en 1886. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 30: 131-215 (page 142, soldier, worker, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1907h. Formiciden aus dem Naturhistorischen Museum in Hamburg. II. Teil. Neueingänge seit 1900. Mitt. Naturhist. Mus. Hambg. 24: 1-20 (page 19, Subspecies of fallax)
  • Kupyanskaya, A. N. 1990a. Ants of the Far Eastern USSR. Vladivostok: Akademiya Nauk SSSR, 258 pp. (page 173, Status as species)
  • Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, N. N. 1928b. Ants of the South Ussuri Region. Zap. Vladivost. Otd. Gos. Rus. Geogr. Obshch. 1(1 18: 1-47 (page 5, Subspecies of marginatus)
  • Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, N. N. 1929a. Die Ameisen des Süd-Ussuri-Gebietes. Zool. Anz. 83: 16-34 (page 18, Senior synonym of nigricolor)
  • Radchenko, A.G. 1997. A review of ants of the subgenus Myrmentoma, genus Camponotus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae), from Asian Palaearctic. Entomological Review 77: 1050-1059 (translated from Zoologicheskii Zhurnal 76: 703-711).
  • Ruzsky, M. 1925b. New data on the ant fauna of Siberia. Rus. Entomol. Obozr. 19: 41-46 (page 42, Subspecies of marginatus)
  • Ruzsky, M. 1926. A systematic list of the ants found in Siberia. I. Review of the species of the genera Camponotus (s. ext.) and Formica (s. str.). Izv. Tomsk. Gos. Univ. 77: 107-111 (page 109, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1925f. Contribution à la faune myrmécologique de la Chine. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 56: 81-96 (page 89, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1925f. Contribution à la faune myrmécologique de la Chine. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 56: 81-96 (page 89, Subspecies of caryae)
  • Wang, C.; Xiao, G.; Wu, J. 1989b. Taxonomic studies on the genus Camponotus Mayr in China (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). [concl.]. For. Res. 2: 321-328 (page 327, Status as species)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1917c. The North American ants described by Asa Fitch. Psyche (Camb.) 24: 26-29 (page 29, Subspecies of caryae)