Camponotus tricolor

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Camponotus tricolor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. tricolor
Binomial name
Camponotus tricolor
Weber, 1943



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun, Sudan (type locality).
Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • tricolor. Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) tricolor Weber, 1943c: 387, pl. 16, fig. 33 (w.) SUDAN.
    • Senior synonym of Camponotus tameri Bolton, 1995b: 126; unnecessary (redundant) replacement name.
  • tameri. Camponotus tameri Bolton, 1995b: 126.
    • Unnecessary (redundant) replacement name for Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) tricolor Weber, 1943c: 387.
    • [Note: earlier, but no longer, congeneric with Colobopsis tricolor Stitz, 1912: 511.]
    • Junior synonym of tricolor.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 126, new name; replacement name for tricolor Weber, 1943., catalogue)
  • Stitz, H. 1912. Ameisen aus Ceram und Neu-Guinea. Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berl. 1912: 498-514 (page 511, junior secondary homonym of tricolor Stitz, 1912.)
  • Weber, N. A. 1943d. The ants of the Imatong Mountains, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 93: 263-389 (page 387, replaced name)