Camponotus mayri

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Camponotus mayri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. mayri
Binomial name
Camponotus mayri
Forel, 1879

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa (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.

  • mayri. Camponotus mayri Forel, 1879a: 92, pl. 1, fig. 1 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in C. (Myrmentoma): Forel, 1913a: 146; in C. (Orthonotomyrmex): Forel, 1913b: 347; Emery, 1925b: 125. Current subspecies: nominal plus chimporensis.



  • Cameron, P. 1891. Appendix. Hym. Formicidae. Pp. 89-95 in: Whymper, E. Travels amongst the Great Andes. London: J. Murray, xxii + 147 pp. (page 89, fig. worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 125, Combination in C. (Orthonotomyrmex))
  • Forel, A. 1879a. Études myrmécologiques en 1879 (deuxième partie [1re partie en 1878]). Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 16: 53-128 (page 92, pl. 1, fig. 1 worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1892f. Critique de: Peter Cameron. Hemenoptera [sic], Formicidae; Extracted from supplementary appendix to Travels amongst the Great Andes of the Equator by Edw. Whymper. London 1891. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 36: 255-256 (page 256, Replacement name: cameroni)
  • Forel, A. 1913a. Fourmis de Rhodesia, etc. récoltées par M. G. Arnold, le Dr. H. Brauns et K. Fikendey. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 57: 108-147 (page 146, Combination in C. (Myrmentoma))
  • Forel, A. 1913b. Formicides du Congo Belge récoltés par MM. Bequaert, Luja, etc. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 2: 306-351 (page 347, Combination in C. (Orthonotomyrmex))