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Species: Calomyrmex purpureus   (Mayr, 1876) 

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Calomyrmex purpureus smaragdinus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Camponotus purpureus Mayr, 1876 PDF: 62 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Calomyrmex: Emery, 1896j PDF: 378.
Revived status as species: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 109.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Calomyrmex purpureus smaragdinus.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Calomyrmex purpureus: casent0910763; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Calomyrmex splendidus purpureus cyanea: casent0910764

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