Camponotus auropubens argentopubens

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Camponotus auropubens argentopubens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species group: grandidieri
Species: C. auropubens
Subspecies: C. auropubens argentopubens
Trinomial name
Camponotus auropubens argentopubens
Santschi, 1915


A member of the Camponotus grandidieri species group.


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Angola (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.

  • argentopubens. Camponotus (Myrmotrema) auropubens st. argentopubens Santschi, 1915c: 268 (in key).
    • [First available use of Camponotus foraminosus subsp. auropubens var. argentopubens Forel, 1909b: 66 (q.) ANGOLA; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • [Misspelled as argenteopubens by Emery, 1925b: 131.]
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 979.
    • Subspecies of auropubens: Santschi, 1930b: 58; Bolton, 1995b: 86.