Camponotus etiolipes

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Camponotus etiolipes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. etiolipes
Binomial name
Camponotus etiolipes
Bolton, 1995

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya, Mozambique (type locality), 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.

  • longipes. Formica longipes Gerstäcker, 1859: 262 (w.) MOZAMBIQUE. [Junior primary homonym of Formica longipes Latreille, 1802c: 233 (now in Pheidole).] [Also described as new by Gerstäcker, 1862: 509.] Replacement name: Camponotus etiolipes Bolton, 1995b: 98. Forel, 1886f: 164 (s.); Forel, 1907g: 91 (m.). Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 2; in Tanaemyrmex: Ashmead, 1905b: 384; in C. (Myrmogigas): Forel, 1912i: 91; in C. (Dinomyrmex): Forel, 1913b: 340; in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 86.
  • etiolipes. Camponotus etiolipes Bolton, 1995b: 98. Replacement name for Formica longipes Gerstäcker, 1859: 262. [Junior primary homonym of Formica longipes Latreille, 1802c: 233 (now in Pheidole).]



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 98, new name, catalogue)
  • Gerstäcker, A. 1859. [Untitled. Introduced by: "Hr. Peters berichtete über sein Reisewerk, von dem die Insecten bis zum 64., die Botanik bis zum 34. Bogen gedruckt sind und theilte den Schluss der Diagnosen der von Hrn. Dr. Gerstäcker bearbeiteten Hymeno (page 262, replaced name Formica longipes)