Camponotus batesii

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Camponotus batesii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. batesii
Binomial name
Camponotus batesii
Forel, 1895

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Malagasy Region: Madagascar (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.

  • batesii. Camponotus batesii Forel, 1895c: 243 (w.) MADAGASCAR.
    • Combination in C. (Dinomyrmex): Forel, 1914a: 268;
    • combination in C. (Myrmosphincta): Emery, 1920b: 259;
    • combination in C. (Myrmosaulus): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 705.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1896d: 373 (in list); Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 1044; Emery, 1925b: 113; Bolton, 1995b: 88.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Fisher B. L. 1997. Biogeography and ecology of the ant fauna of Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Natural History 31: 269-302.
  • Fisher B. L. 2003. Formicidae, ants. Pp. 811-819 in: Goodman, S. M.; Benstead, J. P. (eds.) 2003. The natural history of Madagascar. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, xxi + 1709 pp.