Camponotus transvaalensis griqua

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Camponotus transvaalensis griqua
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. transvaalensis
Subspecies: C. transvaalensis griqua
Trinomial name
Camponotus transvaalensis griqua
Arnold, 1952

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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.





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

  • griqua. Camponotus (Myrmespera) transvaalensis subsp. griqua Arnold, 1952a: 465 (s.w.q.m.) SOUTH AFRICA.
    • Subspecies of transvaalensis: Bolton, 1995b: 102.



  • Arnold, G. 1952a. New species of African Hymenoptera. No. 10. Occas. Pap. Natl. Mus. South. Rhod. 2: 460-493 (page 465, soldier, worker, queen, male described)