Camponotus arhuacus

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Camponotus arhuacus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. arhuacus
Binomial name
Camponotus arhuacus
Forel, 1902

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia (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.

  • arhuacus. Camponotus ustus var. arhuacus Forel, 1902b: 173 (w.) COLOMBIA.
    • Combination in C. (Pseudocolobopsis): Emery, 1925b: 158;
    • combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Kempf, 1972a: 73.
    • Subspecies of ustus: Emery, 1925b: 158; Kempf, 1972a: 73; Bolton, 1995b: 86.
    • Status as species: Snelling, R.R. & Torres, 1998: 4.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 86, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 158, combination in C. (Pseudocolobopsis))
  • Forel, A. 1902b. Quatre notices myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 46: 170-182 (page 173, worker described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 73, combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Snelling, R. R.; Torres, J. A. 1998. Camponotus ustus Forel and two similar new species from Puerto Rico (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Contr. Sci. (Los Angel.) 469: 1-10 (page 4, Raised to species)