Camponotus cressoni

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Camponotus cressoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. cressoni
Binomial name
Camponotus cressoni
André, 1887

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Specimen Labels


Three major and three minor workers (No. 279) taken by Dr. Skwarra at Mirador, Vera Cruz in dead stems of Heliocarpus, lying on the ground. (Wheeler 1934)



Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -2.916666667° to -12.85291667°.

Tropical South

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico (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.

  • cressoni. Camponotus cressoni André, 1887: 282 (s.w.) MEXICO (no state data).
    • [Misspelled as ressoni by Borgmeier, 1927c: 153.]
    • Combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Forel, 1912i: 90;
    • combination in C. (Paracolobopsis): Emery, 1920b: 259;
    • combination in C. (Myrmaphaenus): Emery, 1925b: 153; Wheeler, W.M. 1934g: 207.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1890b: 57; Dalla Torre, 1893: 227; Emery, 1894k: 62; Emery, 1896d: 375 (in list); Forel, 1899c: 151; Emery, 1903: 67; Emery, 1925b: 154; Borgmeier, 1927c: 153; Wheeler, W.M. 1934g: 207; Kempf, 1972a: 45; Bolton, 1995b: 94; Mackay & Mackay, 2019: 757.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus purensis.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Emery C. 1890. Studii sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 22: 38-8
  • Emery C. 1894. Estudios sobre las hormigas de Costa Rica. Anales del Museo Nacional de Costa Rica 1888-1889: 45-64.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Vásquez-Bolaños M. 2011. Lista de especies de hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) para México. Dugesiana 18: 95-133