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Species: Camponotus (Myrmosericus) gigas   (Leach, 1825) 

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Note: Not a Valid Taxon Name

Current Valid Name:

Camponotus cruentatus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Formica gigas Leach, 1825 PDF: 292 (w.q.m.) FRANCE. Palearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers, syntype queens, syntype males (numbers not stated). Primary type locality: France: vic. Nice (W.E. Leach). Primary type depository: unknown. Type notes: According to Horn & Kahle, 1935: 151, Leach material is in BMNH but appears lost. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Unresolved junior primary homonym of Dinomyrmex gigas (Latreille, 1802) (Bolton, 1995b: 102).]
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  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

Distribution Notes:

Luzon Island

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus gigas   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 669, (download) 669 4445
Camponotus gigas   Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215: 42, (download) 42 3923

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