Calomyrmex sp., copyright Farhan Bokhari.

Belongs within: Camponotini.

Calomyrmex is an Australasian genus of iridescently coloured formicine ants possessing a metapleural gland and lacking spines on the mesosoma.

Calomyrmex Emery 1895 TB85
    |–*C. laevissimus (Smith 1859) [=Formica laevissima] TB85
    |–C. albertisi (Emery 1887) [=Camponotus albertisi] TB85
    |–C. albopilosus (Mayr 1876) [=Camponotus albopilosus] TB85
    |    |–C. a. albopilosus TB85
    |    `–C. a. wienandsi (Forel 1910) [=Camponotus (Calomyrmex) albopilosus wienandsi] TB85
    |–C. glauerti Clark 1930 TB85
    |–C. impavidus (Forel 1893) [=Camponotus impavidus] TB85
    |–C. purpureus (Mayr 1876) [=Camponotus purpureus] TB85
    |    |–C. p. purpureus TB85
    |    `–C. p. smaragdina Emery 1898 TB85
    |–C. similis (Mayr 1876) [=Camponotus similis] TB85
    `–C. splendidus (Mayr 1876) [=Camponotus splendidus] TB85
         |–C. s. splendidus TB85
         |–C. s. mutans (Forel 1910) [=Camponotus (Calomyrmex) splendidus mutans] TB85
         `–C. s. viridiventris Forel 1915 TB85

*Type species of generic name indicated


[TB85] Taylor, R. W., & D. R. Brown. 1985. Formicoidea. In: Walton, D. W. (ed.) Zoological Catalogue of Australia vol. 2. Hymenoptera: Formicoidea, Vespoidea and Sphecoidea pp. 1–149. Australian Government Publishing Service: Canberra.

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