Camponotus nitidus (Smith, 1859) unresolved junior homonym, valid
Formica nitida Smith, 1859a: 138 (w.) INDONESIA (Aru Is). Indomalaya.
Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype major worker. Primary type locality: Indonesia: Aru (A.R. Wallace). Primary type depository: OXUM. Primary type specimen: CASENT0901907 Type notes: 1) Donisthorpe, 1932c: 452, cites 1 major worker in OXUM. 2) “There is no locality label on the specimen (may have been lost) but Smith, 1859a gives “Aru” in the original description. The specimen has both Smith and Donisthorpe det. labels” (Bolton (unpublished notes) 1978).
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