Camponotus kiusiuensis

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Camponotus kiusiuensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. kiusiuensis
Binomial name
Camponotus kiusiuensis
Santschi, 1937

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Specimen Labels

Kim and Kim (1994) reported this species is found in trees and the vicinity of roots.


Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Japan (type locality), Republic of Korea.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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This species is a possible host for the temporary parasite Polyrhachis lamellidens (Sakai, 1990).




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

  • kiusiuensis. Camponotus (Paramyrmamblys) kiusiuensis Santschi, 1937h: 379, figs. 11, 14 (w.q.) JAPAN. Imai, 1966: 119 (k.). See also: Terayama, 1991: 167.



  • 2n = 28 (Japan) (Imai & Yosida, 1964; Imai, 1969; Imai, 1969).


  • Imai, H. T. 1966b. The chromosome observation techniques of ants and the chromosomes of Formicinae and Myrmicinae. Acta Hymenopterol. 2: 119-131 (page 119, karyotype described)
  • Kim, B.-J.; Kim, K.-G. 1994. On the two new species, Camponotus concavus n. sp and fuscus n. sp from Korea (Hym., Formicidae). Korean J. Entomol. 24:285-292.
  • Sakai, H. 1990. Camponotus kiusiuensis Santschi, as a dark host of Polyrhachis lamellidens Fr. Smith. Insectarium 27: 67.
  • Santschi, F. 1937h. Fourmis du Japon et de Formose. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 77: 361-388 (page 379, figs. 11, 14 worker, queen described)
  • Terayama, M. 1991b. The subgenus Paramyrmamblys of the genus Camponotus (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Japan, with a description of a new species. Bull. Biogeogr. Soc. Jpn. 46: 165-169 (page 167, see also)