Camponotus leptocephalus

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Camponotus leptocephalus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. leptocephalus
Binomial name
Camponotus leptocephalus
Emery, 1923

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Specimen Labels

De Oliveira et al. (2015) found Camponotus leptocephalus nesting in Cecropia pachystachya in southwestern Bahia, Brazil.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (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.

  • leptocephalus. Camponotus (Pseudocolobopsis) leptocephalus Emery, 1923: 62, fig. 3 (q.) BRAZIL. Combination in C. (Myrmostenus): Mackay, 1997: 197.



  • Emery, C. 1923a. Einige exotische Ameisen des Deutschen Entomologischen Institutes. Entomol. Mitt. 12: 60-62 (page 62, fig. 3 queen described)
  • MacKay, W. P. 1997a. A revision of the Neotropical ants of the genus Camponotus, subgenus Myrmostenus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 99: 194-203 (page 197, Combination in C. (Myrmostenus))
  • de Oliveira, G. V., M. M. Correa, I. M. A. Goes, A. F. P. Machado, R. J. de Sa-Neto, and J. H. C. Delabie. 2015. Interactions between Cecropia (Urticaceae) and ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) along a longitudinal east-west transect in the Brazilian Northeast. Annales De La Societe Entomologique De France. 51:153-160. doi:10.1080/00379271.2015.1061231