Camponotus quadrisectus

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Camponotus quadrisectus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. quadrisectus
Binomial name
Camponotus quadrisectus
(Smith, F., 1858)

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines (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.

  • quadrisectus. Formica quadrisecta Smith, F. 1858b: 28 (q.) PHILIPPINES (no island nominated).
    • Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 3;
    • combination in C. (Myrmophyma): Forel, 1912i: 91;
    • combination in C. (Myrmotarsus): Emery, 1920b: 256.
    • Status as species: Mayr, 1863: 419; Roger, 1863b: 3; Smith, F. 1871a: 306; Mayr, 1886c: 354; Dalla Torre, 1893: 249; Emery, 1893g: 267; Emery, 1896d: 375 (in list); Forel, 1909b: 57; Wheeler, W.M. 1909d: 343; Forel, 1910d: 127; Forel, 1911d: 390; Forel, 1911e: 290; Forel, 1913k: 129; Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 110; Emery, 1925b: 135; Santschi, 1928h: 132; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 240; Baltazar, 1966: 272; Bolton, 1995b: 119; Pfeiffer, et al. 2011: 38.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus hians, margaritae.



  • Baltazar, C. R. 1966. A catalogue of Philippine Hymenoptera (with a bibliography, 1758-1963). Pac. Insects Monogr. 8: 1-488 (page 272, listed)
  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 256, Combination in C. (Myrmotarsus))
  • Forel, A. 1912j. Formicides néotropiques. Part VI. 5me sous-famille Camponotinae Forel. Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 20: 59-92 (page 91, Combination in C. (Myrmophyma))
  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 3, Combination in Camponotus)
  • Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. (page 28, queen described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Chapman, J. W., and Capco, S. R. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monogr. Inst. Sci. Technol. Manila 1: 1-327
  • Emery C. 1886. Saggio di un catalogo sistematico dei generi Camponotus, Polyrhachis e affini. Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna 5: 363-382
  • Forel A. 1911. Die Ameisen des K. Zoologischen Museums in München. Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Kl. K. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. Münch. 11: 249-303.
  • Pfeiffer M.; Mezger, D.; Hosoishi, S.; Bakhtiar, E. Y.; Kohout, R. J. 2011. The Formicidae of Borneo (Insecta: Hymenoptera): a preliminary species list. Asian Myrmecology 4:9-58
  • Wheeler W. M. 1909. Ants of Formosa and the Philippines. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 26: 333-345.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1919. The ants of Borneo. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 63:43-147.