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Species: Camponotus gigas   (Latreille, 1802) 

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See Also:

Camponotus gigas borne, Camponotus gigas borneensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

1 subspecies

Formica gigas Latreille, 1802a: 105, pl. 2, fig. 6 (s.) "GRANDES-INDES". Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Smith, 1858a PDF: 14 (w.q.m.).
See also: Bingham, 1903 PDF: 369.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Camponotus gigas borneensis.


Indomalaya Region: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand

Distribution Notes:

Luzon Island

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus gigas   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 669, (download) 669 4445
Camponotus gigas   Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215: 42, (download) 42 3923

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in mature wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground nest, 2 times litter, 1 times in dead wood, 2 times ground forager(s), 0 times On ground, 0 times ground forager, 1 times arboreal foragers.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search, 2 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 100 - 558 meters, 240 meters average

Type specimens:

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