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



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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.

  • 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.”