Camponotus bituberculatus

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Camponotus bituberculatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. bituberculatus
Binomial name
Camponotus bituberculatus
André, 1889

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Guinea, Nigeria, Senegal (type locality), Sierra Leone.

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.



Images from AntWeb

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Syntype of Camponotus bituberculatusWorker. Specimen code casent0913705. Photographer Z. Lieberman, uploaded by California Academy of Sciences. Owned by MNHN, Paris, France.


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

  • bituberculatus. Camponotus bituberculatus André, 1889: 217 (w.) SENEGAL.
    • André, 1890: 311 (q.).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmotrema): Forel, 1914a: 270.
    • Status as species: André, 1890: 311; Dalla Torre, 1893: 223; Emery, 1896d: 377 (in list); Santschi, 1914d: 381; Santschi, 1915c: 271 (in key); Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 976; Emery, 1925b: 130; Bolton, 1995b: 89.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • André E. 1890. Matériaux pour servir à la faune myrmécologique de Sierra-Leone (Afrique occidentale). Rev. Entomol. (Caen) 9: 311-327.
  • Diame L., B. Taylor, R. Blatrix, J. F. Vayssieres, J. Y. Rey, I. Grechi, and K. Diarra. 2017. A preliminary checklist of the ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) fauna of Senegal. Journal of Insect Biodiversity 5(15): 1-16.
  • Santschi F. 1914. Formicides de l'Afrique occidentale et australe du voyage de Mr. le Professeur F. Silvestri. Bollettino del Laboratorio di Zoologia Generale e Agraria della Reale Scuola Superiore d'Agricoltura. Portici 8: 309-385.
  • Santschi F. 1915. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 84: 244-282.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. 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. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 711-1004