Camponotus pallens

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Camponotus pallens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. pallens
Binomial name
Camponotus pallens
(Le Guillou, 1842)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: French Polynesia (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.

  • pallens. Formica pallens Le Guillou, 1842: 316 (q.) VAVAO I. Combination in Camponotus: Emery, 1921a: 25; in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 95.

Type Material



  • Emery, C. 1921a. Specific names repeated in the Linnean genus Formica. Psyche (Camb.) 28: 24-26 (page 25, Combination in Camponotus)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 95, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Le Guillou, E. J. F. 1842 [1841]. Catalogue raisonné des insectes hyménoptères recueillis dans le voyage de circumnavigation des corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zélée. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 10: 311-324 (page 316, queen described)