Camponotus shanwangensis

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Camponotus shanwangensis
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Shanwang, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. shanwangensis
Binomial name
Camponotus shanwangensis
Hong, 1984



This taxon was described from Shanwang, China (Early Miocene).




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

  • shanwangensis. †Camponotus shanwangense Hong, 1984: 9, pl. 1, fig. 5; pl. 3, fig. 4 (q.) CHINA (Shandong, Miocene).
    • [Also described as new by Hong & Weng, 1985: 11 (attributed to Hong, 1983).]
    • Status as species: Zhang, J. 1989: 300; Bolton, 1995b: 124.



  • Hong, Y.-C. 1984 [1983]. Fossil insects in the diatoms of Shanwang. Bull. Tianjin Inst. Geol. Miner. Resour. 8: 1-12 (page 9, pl. 1, fig. 5; pl. 3, fig. 4 queen described)
  • Zhang, J. 1989. Fossil insects from Shanwang, Shandong, China. Jinan, China: Shandong Science and Technology Publishing House, 459 pp. (page 300, see also)