Camponotus thraso negus

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Camponotus thraso negus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. thraso
Subspecies: C. thraso negus
Trinomial name
Camponotus thraso negus
Forel, 1907

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ethiopia (type locality), Kenya, Zimbabwe.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • negus. Camponotus maculatus subsp. negus Forel, 1907c: 142 (s.w.q.m.) ETHIOPIA. Combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Forel, 1915c: 348; in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 92. Currently subspecies of thraso: Emery, 1920c: 6.



  • Emery, C. 1920d. Studi sui Camponotus. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 52: 3-48 (page 6, Subspecies of thraso)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 92, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Forel, A. 1907f. Fourmis d'Ethiopie récoltées par M. le baron Maurice de Rothschild en 1905. Rev. Entomol. (Caen) 26: 129-144 (page 142, soldier, worker, queen, male described)
  • Forel, A. 1915c. Formicides d'Afrique et d'Amérique nouveaux ou peu connus. IIe partie. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 50: 335-364 (page 348, Combination in C. (Myrmoturba))