Camponotus knysnae

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Camponotus knysnae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. knysnae
Binomial name
Camponotus knysnae
Arnold, 1922

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

  • knysnae. Camponotus (Myrmoturba) maculatus r. knysnae Arnold, 1922: 642 (s.w.q.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 100. Raised to species: Emery, 1925b: 100 (misspelled as kaysnae).



  • Arnold, G. 1922. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part V. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 579-674 (page 642, soldier, worker, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 100, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex), and raised to species (misspelled here as kaysnae))