Camponotus robecchii

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Camponotus robecchii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. robecchii
Binomial name
Camponotus robecchii
Emery, 1892

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Eritrea, Kenya, Namibia, Somalia (type locality), Yemen, Zimbabwe.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • robecchii. Camponotus robecchii Emery, 1892a: 120, fig. (s.w.) SOMALIA. Emery, 1901e: 63 (q.). Combination in C. (Myrmotrema): Forel, 1914a: 270. Subspecies of foraminosus: Forel, 1907g: 90. Revived status as species: Santschi, 1915c: 271; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 984; Arnold, 1924: 752; Emery, 1925b: 133. Current subspecies: nominal plus abyssinicus, assumptionis, dispar, rhodesianus, troglodytes.



  • Arnold, G. 1924. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part VI. Camponotinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 675-766 (page 752, Revived status as species)
  • Emery, C. 1892b. Sopra alcune formiche raccolte dall'Ingegnere L. Bricchetti Robecchi nel paese dei Somali. [concl.]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 32[=(2(12): 113-122 (page 120, fig. soldier, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1901e. Spicilegio mirmecologico. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 33: 57-63 (page 63, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 133, Revived status as species)
  • Forel, A. 1907i. Ameisen von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika. Wiss. Ergeb. Reise Ostafr. 2: 75-92 (page 90, Subspecies of foraminosus)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 270, Combination in C. (Myrmotrema))
  • Santschi, F. 1915c. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 244-282 (page 271, Revived status as 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 984, Revived status as species)