Camponotus fornasinii

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Camponotus fornasinii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. fornasinii
Binomial name
Camponotus fornasinii
Emery, 1895

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Specimen Labels

Nothing is known about the biology of Camponotus fornasinii.



Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -29.65° to -33.96667°.

Tropical South

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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • fornasinii. Camponotus maculatus subsp. fornasinii Emery, 1895h: 46 (w.) MOZAMBIQUE.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Forel, 1914a: 267;
    • combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 99.
    • Subspecies of maculatus: Emery, 1896d: 371 (in list); Forel, 1911e: 288; Arnold, 1922: 641; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 954.
    • Status as species: Forel, 1914a: 267; Emery, 1920c: 6, 10 (in key); Emery, 1925b: 99; Bolton, 1995b: 100.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.


Emery 1895i, page 46.


  • Arnold, G. 1922. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part V. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 579-674 (page 641, subspecies of maculatus)
  • Emery, C. 1895i. Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3e mémoire. Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 64:15-56. (page 46, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1920d. Studi sui Camponotus. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 52: 3-48 (page 6, raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 99, combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex); page 99, raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 267, combination in C. (Myrmoturba); raised to species)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. 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. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 954, subspecies of maculatus)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Forel A. 1911. Die Ameisen des K. Zoologischen Museums in München. Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Kl. K. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. Münch. 11: 249-303.