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 New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • shanwangensis. †Camponotus shanwangense Hong, 1984: 9, pl. 1, fig. 5; pl. 3, fig. 4 (q.) CHINA (Miocene). See also: Zhang, 1989: 300.



  • 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)