Camponotus rubripes (Latreille, 1802) valid
Formica rubripes Latreille, 1802a: 112 (w.) SIERRA LEONE. Afrotropic.
  • Combination in Camponotus: Emery, in Dalla Torre, 1893: 222.
  • Combination in Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925d: 104.
  • Subspecies of Camponotus maculatus: Forel, 1891c: 23.
  • Status as species: Smith, 1858a: 32; Mayr, 1863a: 401; Emery, 1891c: 17; Emery, 1896j: 370, 377 (in list); Emery, 1925d: 104; Bolton, 1995b: 121; Hita Garcia et al., 2013: 205.
  • Material of the unavailable name Camponotus barbarus Emery, in 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: 72. Latreille, 1802a: 112, stresses that, “La fourmi de Barbarie de Linnée........est très différente”. See entry ‘Formica rubripes Drury, 1770’, sensu Forel, 1886h: 143.].
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