Camponotus belligerus

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Camponotus belligerus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. belligerus
Binomial name
Camponotus belligerus
Santschi, 1920

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Namibia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • belligerus. Camponotus belligerum Santschi, 1920d: 384, fig. 15 (s.w.) NAMIBIA. Combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 949; in C. (Myrmamblys): Emery, 1925b: 140; in C. (Myrmespera): Santschi, 1926b: 248.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 88, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 140, combination in C. (Myrmamblys))
  • Santschi, F. 1920d [1919]. Formicides africains et américains nouveaux. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 88: 361-390 (page 384, fig. 15 soldier, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 248, combination in C. (Myrmespera))
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 949, combination in C. (Myrmoturba))