Camponotus aequitas

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Camponotus aequitas
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. aequitas
Binomial name
Camponotus aequitas
Santschi, 1920

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa, Zimbabwe (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • aequitas. Camponotus (Myrmamblys) aequitas Santschi, 1920d: 387, fig. 16 (s.w.q.m.) ZIMBABWE.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmosphincta): Santschi, 1921f: 311;
    • combination in C. (Myrmotrema): Santschi, 1926c: 599.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 991; Arnold, 1924: 703; Emery, 1925b: 141; Santschi, 1926c: 599; Bolton, 1995b: 84.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 84, catalogue)
  • Santschi, F. 1920d [1919]. Formicides africains et américains nouveaux. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 88: 361-390 (page 387, fig. 16 soldier, worker, queen, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1921f. Retouches aux sous-genres de Camponotus. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 61: 310-312 (page 311, combination in C. (Myrmosphincta))
  • Santschi, F. 1926c. Nouvelles notes sur les Campontous. Rev. Suisse Zool. 33: 597-618 (page 599, combination in C. (Myrmotrema))

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection