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Species: Camponotus nigroaeneus   (Smith, 1858) 

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Camponotus nigroaeneus xuthus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Formica nigroaenea Smith, 1858a PDF: 40 (s.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Camponotus divus: McArthur, 2009 PDF: 283.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Camponotus nigroaeneus xuthus.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus nigroaeneus   McArthur, A. J., 2009, New species, new status and new synonymy for Camponotus from Australia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 12, pp. 273-286: 283-284, (download) 283-284 22835
Camponotus nigroaeneus   McArthur, A. J., 2007, A key to Camponotus Mayr of Australia., Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E. O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions. (Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80), pp. 290-351: 324, (download) 324 21285
Camponotus nigroaeneus   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 663-664, (download) 663-664 4445

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times night colln.

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus nigroaeneus: casent0903543; syntype of Camponotus nigroaeneus divus: casent0910392

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