Camponotus acutirostris primipilaris

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Camponotus acutirostris primipilaris
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus ocreatus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus acutirostris primipilaris
Wheeler, W.M., 1910

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Type Specimen Label

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Camponotus ocreatus.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • primipilaris. Camponotus acutirostris subsp. primipilaris Wheeler, W.M. 1910d: 319 (s.w.q.) U.S.A. Combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Wheeler, W.M. 1917a: 562. Subspecies of ocreatus: Wheeler, W.M. 1917a: 562. Junior synonym of ocreatus: Creighton, 1950a: 378.


  • Creighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 104: 1-585 (page 378, Junior synonym of ocreatus)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1910g. The North American ants of the genus Camponotus Mayr. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 20: 295-354 (page 319, soldier, worker, queen described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1917a. The mountain ants of western North America. Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 52: 457-569 (page 562, Combination in C. (Myrmoturba), and subspecies of ocreatus)