Camponotus compactus

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Camponotus compactus
Temporal range: Early Oligocene Brunstatt, Haut-Rhin, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. compactus
Binomial name
Camponotus compactus
Förster, 1891



This taxon was described from Brunstatt, Haut-Rhin, France (Early Oligocene).




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

  • compactus. †Camponotus compactus Förster, 1891: 431, pl. 13, fig. 5 (q.) GERMANY (Oligocene).



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 93, catalogue)
  • Förster, B. 1891. Die Insekten des "Plattigen Steinmergels" von Brunstatt. Abh. Geol. Spezialkt. Elsass-Lothringen 3: 333-594 (page 431, pl.13 fig. 5 queen described)