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Species: Camponotus japonicus   Mayr, 1866 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus japonicus Mayr, 1866b PDF: 885 (w.) JAPAN. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1904c PDF: 380 (m.); Wheeler, 1906h PDF: 324 (s.q.); Imai & Kubota, 1972 PDF: 195 (k.).
Combination in Camponotus (Camponotus): Forel, 1914a PDF: 266.
Senior synonym of Camponotus miltotus, Camponotus sanguinea, Camponotus wui: [missing reference] Yasumatsu & Brown, 1951: 36; of Camponotus aterrimus (and its junior synonym Camponotus japonicus manczshuricus): Radchenko, 1997B PDF: 556.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, Japan, Mongolia
    Europe: Russia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Mayr, G., 1866, Diagnosen neuer und wenig gekannter Formiciden., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 16, pp. 885-908

C. japonicusHNS nov. spec.

Operaria: Long. 12.5 mm. C. pubescenti FabrHNS. simillima, differt solummodo corpore magis opaco, pilositate aureo-flava atque pubescentia abdominis paulo densiori et aureo-flava.

Japan (Mus. Leyden).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in taiga.

Elevations: collected from 450 - 762 meters, 554 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus japonicus sanguinea: casent0916763, casent0916764, casent0917145; syntype of Camponotus pennsylvanicus aterrimus: casent0905190, casent0905191

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