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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) rubripes   (Latreille, 1802) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Formica rubripes Latreille, 1802a PDF: 112 (w.) SIERRA LEONE. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Camponotus: Emery, 1893m PDF: 222.
Status as species: Smith, 1858a PDF: 32; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 401; Emery, 1891c: 17; Emery, 1896j PDF: 370, 377 (in list); Emery, 1925d PDF: 104; Bolton, 1995b: 121; Hita Garcia et al., 2013 PDF: 205.
Material of the unavailable name Camponotus barbarus Dalla Torre, 1893, referred here.
[Note: Camponotus rubripes was the name applied by Latreille to the ant earlier misidentified as Messor barbarus (Linnaeus, 1767) by Drury, 1773 PDF: 72. Latreille, 1802a PDF: 112, stresses that, “La fourmi de Barbarie de Linnée........est très différente”. See entry ‘Formica rubripes Drury, 1770’, sensu Forel, 1886h PDF: 143.].
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Kenya, Sierra Leone
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

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