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Genus: Colobopsis   Mayr, 1861 


Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 95 valid species, 22 valid subspecies

Colobopsis Mayr, 1861 PDF: 38. Type-species: Formica truncata, by subsequent designation of Bingham, 1903 PDF: 342. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Colobopsis in Camponotinae: Forel, 1878c PDF: 368 [Camponotidae]; Emery & Forel, 1879 PDF: 449 [Camponotidae].
Colobopsis in Formicinae, Camponotini: Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 65; Emery, 1925d PDF: 144; all subsequent authors.
Genus Colobopsis references
Cantone, 2017 PDF: 155 (brief male diagnosis); Mackay & MacKay, 2018: 26, 37, 46 (keys to majors, minors and queens from the New World); Ward & Boudinot, 2021 10.3897/asp.79.e66978 PDF: 52 (male-based genus diagnosis, key)
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Algeria
    Americas: Bahamas, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, United States
    Asia: Armenia, Bangladesh, Borneo, Brunei, China, Cyprus, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nicobar Island, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Vietnam
    Europe: Albania, Andorra, Austria, Balearic Islands, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine
    Oceania: Australia, Fiji, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya, Nearctic, Neotropical, Oceania, Palearctic

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