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Species: Colobopsis leonardi   (Emery, 1889) 

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See Also:

Colobopsis leonardi gracilenta, Colobopsis leonardi grisea

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Camponotus leonardi Emery, 1889: 515, pl. 11, figs. 22, 23 (s.w.) MYANMAR. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Colobopsis pubescens Mayr, 1862. [Junior secondary homonym of Formica pubescens Fabricius, 1775.]
[Note: an earlier senior synonym of Colobopsis pubescens Mayr, 1862, Formica pilosa Smith, 1857 (synonymy by Emery, 1900: 706), is itself a junior primary homonym (of Formica pilosa Olivier, 1792); hence Formica pilosa Smith, 1857 is unavailable as a replacement name for Colobopsis pubescens Mayr, 1862, and Camponotus leonardi Emery, 1889 becomes the first available name (Emery, 1921a PDF: 25).]
Combination in Colobopsis: Ward et al., 2016 PDF: 350
Junior synonym of Camponotus pubescens (Mayr, 1862): Forel, 1893c PDF: 437; Emery, 1896j PDF: 375; Bingham, 1903 PDF: 344; Emery, 1921a PDF: 25
Junior synonym of Camponotus pilosus (Smith, 1857): Wheeler, 1919f PDF: 115
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on mid-canopy vegetation, 1 times on low vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times beating vegetation and hand collections, from mid-canopy walk.

Elevations: collected from 225 - 350 meters, 278 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1887-04-01 and 2014-07-29

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus leonardi: casent0905467, casent0905468; syntype of Formica pilosa: casent0901895

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