Camponotus carbo

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Camponotus carbo
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. carbo
Binomial name
Camponotus carbo
Emery, 1877

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Eritrea.
Palaearctic Region: Ethiopia (type locality), Oman.

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.

  • carbo. Camponotus carbo Emery, 1877b: 364, fig. (w.) ETHIOPIA. Combination in C. (Myrmotrema): Forel, 1913b: 341. See also: Collingwood & Agosti, 1996: 372. Current subspecies: nominal plus occidentalis.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 91, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1877a. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte prima. Formiche provenienti dal Viaggio dei signori Antinori, Beccari e Issel nel Mar Rosso e nel paese dei Bogos. [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 9: (page 364, fig. worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1913b. Formicides du Congo Belge récoltés par MM. Bequaert, Luja, etc. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 2: 306-351 (page 341, combination in C. (Myrmotrema))