Camponotus hellmichi

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Camponotus hellmichi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. hellmichi
Binomial name
Camponotus hellmichi
Menozzi, 1935



Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -35.91666667° to -39.25°.

Tropical South

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Chile (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.

  • hellmichi. Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) morosus var. hellmichi Menozzi, 1935c: 331 (diagnosis in key) (w.) CHILE (date of publication 6.xi.1935).
    • [Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) morosus var. hellmichi Goetsch & Menozzi, 1935: 101 (attributed to Menozzi). Nomen nudum (date of publication 15.iii.1935.]
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Kusnezov, 1952d: 209.
    • Subspecies of morosus: Kempf, 1970a: 34; Kempf, 1972a: 69.
    • Status as species: Snelling, R.R. & Hunt, 1976: 120; Brandão, 1991: 335; Bolton, 1995b: 103.



  • Menozzi, C. 1935c. Fauna Chilensis. II. (Nach Sammlungen von W. Goetsch). Le formiche del Cile. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Ökol. Geogr. Tiere 67: 319-336 (page 331, (diagnosis in key) worker described)
  • Snelling, R. R.; Hunt, J. H. 1975. The ants of Chile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Rev. Chil. Entomol. 9: 63-129 (page 120, Raised to species)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Goetsch W. and C. Menozzi. 1935. Die Ameisen Chiles. Konowia 14: 94-102
  • Goetsch, W., and C. Menozzi. "Die Ameisen Chiles." Konowia 14 (1935): 94-102.
  • Ipinza-Regla J. H., R. Covarrubias Berrios, and R. Fueyo Ladron de Guevara. 1983. Distribucion altitudinal de Formicidae en Los Andes de Chile Central. Folia Entomologica Mexicana 55: 103-128.
  • Kempf W. W. 1970. Catálogo das formigas do Chile. Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia (São Paulo) 23: 17-43.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Kusnezov N. 1952. El género Camponotus en la Argentina (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Zoologica Lilloana 12: 183-252.
  • Snelling R. R., and J. H. Hunt. 1975. The ants of Chile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Revista Chilena de Entomología 9: 63-129.