Camponotus variegatus papua

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Camponotus variegatus papua
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. variegatus
Subspecies: C. variegatus papua
Trinomial name
Camponotus variegatus papua
Chapman & Capco, 1951



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.


Association with Other Organisms

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  • This species is a host for the strepsipteran Pseudacteon sp. (a parasite) (Quevillon, 2018) (encounter mode secondary; indirect transmission; transmission outside nest).



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

  • papua. Campontus (Tanaemyrmex) variegatus var. papua Chapman & Capco, 1951: 252.
    • [First available use of Camponotus maculatus subsp. novaehollandiae var. papua Emery, 1911c: 256 (s.w.) NEW GUINEA (Indonesia); unavailable (infrasubspecific) name (Bolton, 1995b: 116).]
    • [Misspelled as papuana by Emery, 1920c: 7.]
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Forel, 1912b: 83; Viehmeyer, 1912: 23; Mann, 1919: 369; Emery, 1920c: 7; Emery, 1925b: 96.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 100, catalogue)