Colobopsis desecta

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Colobopsis desecta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Colobopsis
Species: C. desecta
Binomial name
Colobopsis desecta
(Smith, F., 1860)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • desecta. Formica desecta Smith, F. 1860b: 97 (q.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in Colobopsis: Mayr, 1862: 691; in Camponotus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 228; in C. (Colobopsis): Forel, 1914a: 272. Combination in Colobopsis: Ward, et al., 2016: 350.

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

Formica desecta

Holotype queen in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Labelled “Dor. 21.”

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Donisthorpe H. 1947. Ants from New Guinea, including new species and a new genus. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (11)13: 577-595.
  • 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
  • Emery C. 1920. Studi sui Camponotus. Bullettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 52: 3-48.
  • Janda M., G. D. Alpert, M. L. Borowiec, E. P. Economo, P. Klimes, E. Sarnat, and S. O. Shattuck. 2011. Cheklist of ants described and recorded from New Guinea and associated islands. Available on http://www.newguineants.org/. Accessed on 24th Feb. 2011.