Colobopsis saundersi

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Colobopsis saundersi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Colobopsis
Species: C. saundersi
Binomial name
Colobopsis saundersi
(Emery, 1889)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Fungi

This species is a host for the fungus Ophiocordyceps camponoti-saundersi (a pathogen) (Araujo et al., 2018).

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Nomenclature

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

  • saundersi. Camponotus (Colobopsis) saundersi Emery, 1889b: 516 (s.w.) MYANMAR. Forel, 1893b: 438 (q.). Combination in Colobopsis: Ward, et al., 2016: 350. Junior synonym of badius: Emery, 1896d: 375. Revived from synonymy: Bingham, 1903: 346. Current subspecies: nominal plus krama.

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