Camponotus barbarossa micipsa

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Camponotus barbarossa micipsa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. barbarossa
Subspecies: C. barbarossa micipsa
Trinomial name
Camponotus barbarossa micipsa
Wheeler, W.M., 1922



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • micipsa. Camponotus (Myrmotrema) micipsa Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 252, fig. 67 (s.w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Combination in C. (Myrmisolepis): Emery, 1925b: 134; in C. (Myrmopelta): Santschi, 1926a: 21. Currently subspecies of barbarossa: Santschi, 1926a: 21.



  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 134, Combination in C. (Myrmisolepis))
  • Santschi, F. 1926a. Trois notes myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 95: 13-28 (page 21, Combination in C. (Myrmopelta), and variety of barbarossa)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922b. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. II. The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 39-269 (page 252, fig. 67 soldier, worker described)