Camponotus compressus probativus

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Camponotus compressus probativus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. compressus
Subspecies: C. compressus probativus
Trinomial name
Camponotus compressus probativus
Santschi, 1921

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Mozambique (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.

  • probativus. Camponotus (Myrmoturba) compressus st. probativus Santschi, 1921d: 73 (footnote) (s.w.) MOZAMBIQUE. Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 98.



  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 98, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Santschi, F. 1921d. Formicides nouveaux de l'Afrique du Nord. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 12: 68-77 (page 73, (footnote) soldier, worker described)