Colobopsis moeschi

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Colobopsis moeschi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Colobopsis
Species: C. moeschi
Binomial name
Colobopsis moeschi
(Forel, 1910)

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • moeschi. Camponotus moeschi Forel, 1910d: 129 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra).
    • Forel, 1912n: 64 (s.).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Forel, 1914a: 272; Emery, 1925b: 140; Emery, 1926: 8.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmosphincta): Santschi, 1921f: 311.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmotemnus): Emery, 1920b: 258; Santschi, 1926c: 601.
    • Combination in Colobopsis: Ward & Boudinot, 2021: 41.
    • Status as species: Forel, 1912n: 64; Emery, 1925b: 140; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 232; Bolton, 1995b: 112; Pfeiffer, et al. 2011: 37; McArthur, 2012: 74.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus lygaeus.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 258, Combination in C. (Myrmotemnus))
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 140, Combination in C. (Myrmamblys))
  • Emery, C. 1926. Ultime note mirmecologiche. Boll. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 58: 1-9 (page 8, Combination in C. (Myrmamblys))
  • Forel, A. 1910d. Fourmis des Philippines. Philipp. J. Sci. Sect. D. Gen. Biol. Ethnol. Anthropol. 5: 121-130 (page 129, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1912o. Einige neue und interessante Ameisenformen aus Sumatra etc. Zool. Jahrb. Suppl. 15("Erster Ba Band: 51-78 (page 64, soldier described)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 272, Combination in C. (Myrmamblys))
  • Santschi, F. 1921f. Retouches aux sous-genres de Camponotus. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 61: 310-312 (page 311, Combination in C. (Myrmosphinctus))
  • Santschi, F. 1926c. Nouvelles notes sur les Campontous. Rev. Suisse Zool. 33: 597-618 (page 601, Combination in C. (Myrmotemnus))
  • Ward, P.S., Boudinot, B.E. 2021. Grappling with homoplasy: taxonomic refinements and reassignments in the ant genera Camponotus and Colobopsis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 79, 37–56 (doi:10.3897/asp.79.e66978).

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
  • Forel A. 1910. Fourmis des Philippines. Philipp. J. Sci. Sect. D. Gen. Biol. Ethnol. Anthropol. 5: 121-130
  • Forel A. 1912. Einige neue und interessante Ameisenformen aus Sumatra etc. Zool. Jahrb. Suppl. 15: 51-78.
  • 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