Neocolobopsis

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Neocolobopsis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Neocolobopsis
Borgmeier, 1928
Type species
Camponotus scrobifer (junior synonym of Camponotus coriolanus)

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Specimen Labels

This genus is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Camponotus.

Nomenclature

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

  • NEOCOLOBOPSIS [junior synonym of Hypercolobopsis]
    • Neocolobopsis Borgmeier, 1928b: 65 [as subgenus of Camponotus]. Type-species: Camponotus (Neocolobopsis) scrobifer (junior synonym of Camponotus coriolanus), by original designation.
    • Neocolobopsis junior synonym of Hypercolobopsis: Kempf, 1968b: 411.


References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 117, Neocolobopsis as junior synonym of Hypercolobopsis)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1928b. Algumas formigas do Museo Paulista. Bol. Biol. Lab. Parasitol. Fac. Med. Sa~o Paulo 12: 55-70 (page 65, Neocolobopsis as subgenus of Camponotus)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1968b. Miscellaneous studies on Neotropical ants. IV. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 11: 369-415 (page 411, Neocolobopsis as junior synonym of Hypercolobopsis)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 43, Neocolobopsis as junior synonym of Hypercolobopsis)