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Species: Camponotus irritans   (Smith, 1857) 

Classification:
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See Also:

Camponotus irritans carensis, Camponotus irritans carinifer, Camponotus irritans cliens, Camponotus irritans croceomaculatus, Camponotus irritans curtus, Camponotus irritans fatuus, Camponotus irritans hongkongensis, Camponotus irritans inferior, Camponotus irritans melanogaster, Camponotus irritans pallidus, Camponotus irritans procax, Camponotus irritans sumatranus, Camponotus irritans tinctus, Camponotus irritans volkensi

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 14 valid subspecies

Formica irritans Smith, 1857a PDF: 55 (w.) WEST MALAYSIA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Described a second time on p. 58 of same publication.].
Wheeler, 1924c PDF: 253 (q.m.).
Senior synonym of Camponotus agnatus: Bingham, 1903 PDF: 353.
[Donisthorpe, 1932c PDF: 444, suggests that Camponotus irritans may be the worker of Camponotus diligens.].

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: India, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka
    Oceania: Micronesia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Oceania

Distribution Notes:

West Malaysia, Sri Lanka

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in secondary dipterocarp rainforest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand collection.

Elevations: collected at 545 m

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus irritans: casent0901899; type of Camponotus (Myrmoturba) tinctus var. carinifer: focol2391, focol2392, focol2393, focol2394, focol2395, focol2396; type of Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) irritans var. melanogaster: focol2404, focol2405



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