Camponotus nasutus quinquedentatus

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Camponotus nasutus quinquedentatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. nasutus
Subspecies: C. nasutus quinquedentatus
Trinomial name
Camponotus nasutus quinquedentatus
Forel, 1910

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (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.




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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • quinquedentatus. Camponotus nasutus var. quinquedentata Forel, 1910e: 451 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 990.
    • Subspecies of nasutus: Arnold, 1922: 669; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 990; Emery, 1925b: 141; Bolton, 1995b: 119.



  • Forel, A. 1910f. Note sur quelques fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 54: 421-458 (page 451, worker described)
  • 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 990, Combination in C. (Myrmamblys))