Camponotus compressus rectinotus

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



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Libya (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.

  • rectinotus. Camponotus compressus st. rectinota Santschi, 1921d: 75.
    • [First available use of Camponotus (Myrmoturba) maculatus r. samius var. rectinotus Stitz, 1917: 351, fig. 13 (w.) LIBYA; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 98.
    • Subspecies of compressus: Emery, 1925b: 98; Santschi, 1939d: 78; Bolton, 1995b: 120.



  • 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 75, worker described)