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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) nitidus   (Smith, 1859) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Formica nitida Smith, 1859a PDF: 138 (w.) INDONESIA (Aru Is). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type specimen: CASENT0901907 AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Unresolved junior primary homonym of Formica nitida Razoumowsky, 1789 (Emery, 1921a PDF: 26; Bolton, 1995b: 113).]
Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b PDF: 4.
Junior synonym of Colobopsis vitrea: McArthur, 2007b PDF: 294 (error).
Junior synonym of Colobopsis quadriceps: Mayr, 1863a PDF: 403; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 249; Emery, 1925d PDF: 150; Bolton, 1995b: 113 (error).
Status as species: Smith, 1863a PDF: 13; Roger, 1863b PDF: 4; Smith, 1871a PDF: 307; Emery, 1896j PDF: 374 (in list); Donisthorpe, 1932c PDF: 452.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: Holotype of Formica nitida: casent0901907

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