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Species: Colobopsis nitida   (Smith, 1859) 

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Note: Not a Valid Taxon Name

Current Valid Name:

Colobopsis quadriceps


(Smith, 1860)

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica nitida Smith, 1859a PDF: 138 (w.) INDONESIA (Aru Is). Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki

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.
Status as species: Smith, 1863a PDF: 13; Roger, 1863b PDF: 4; Smith, 1871a PDF: 307; Emery, 1896j PDF: 374 (in list).
Junior synonym of Colobopsis vitrea: McArthur, 2007b PDF: 294 (error).
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  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

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