Camponotus tenuipes

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Camponotus tenuipes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. tenuipes
Binomial name
Camponotus tenuipes
(Smith, F., 1857)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo (type locality), Indonesia, Malaysia.


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • tenuipes. Formica tenuipes Smith, F. 1857a: 57 (q.) BORNEO (East Malaysia: Sarawak).
    • Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 3;
    • combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Donisthorpe, 1932c: 444.
    • Status as species: Smith, F. 1858b: 26; Mayr, 1863: 421; Roger, 1863b: 3; Smith, F. 1871a: 305; Dalla Torre, 1893: 254; Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 121; Emery, 1925b: 172; Donisthorpe, 1932c: 444; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 236; Bolton, 1995b: 126; Pfeiffer, et al. 2011: 38.

The following notes on F. Smith type specimens have been provided by Barry Bolton (details):

Formica tenuipes

Holotype queen in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Labelled “SAR.”

Description

References

  • Donisthorpe, H. 1932c. On the identity of Smith's types of Formicidae (Hymenoptera) collected by Alfred Russell Wallace in the Malay Archipelago, with descriptions of two new species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(10): 441-476 (page 444, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 3, Combination in Camponotus)
  • Smith, F. 1857a. Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects collected at Sarawak, Borneo; Mount Ophir, Malacca; and at Singapore, by A. R. Wallace. [part]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 2: 42-88 (page 57, 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
  • 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
  • Smith, F.. "Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects collected at Sarawak, Borneo; Mount Ophir, Malacca; and at Singapore, by A. R. Wallace." Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 2 (1857): 42-88.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1919. The ants of Borneo. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 63:43-147.