Camponotus atriscapus

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Camponotus atriscapus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. atriscapus
Binomial name
Camponotus atriscapus
Santschi, 1926

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.




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

  • atriscapus. Camponotus (Myrmotrema) atriscapa Santschi, 1926c: 614 (w.m.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.
    • Type-material: syntype workers, syntype males (numbers not stated).
    • Type-locality: Democratic Republic of Congo (“Congo belge”): Equateur Dist., viii.1921 (L. Burgeon).
    • Type-depository: NHMB.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 87.
    • Distribution: Democratic Republic of Congo.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 87, catalogue)
  • Santschi, F. 1926c. Nouvelles notes sur les Campontous. Rev. Suisse Zool. 33: 597-618 (page 614, worker, male described)