Camponotus postangulatus

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Camponotus postangulatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. postangulatus
Binomial name
Camponotus postangulatus
Emery, 1911

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Specimen Labels

Known only from the queen holotype, nothing is known about the biology of Camponotus postangulatus.



Only known from the Peru type locality.

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Peru (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.

  • postangulatus. Camponotus longipilis var. postangulata Emery, 1911a: 225 (q.) PERU. Combination in C. (Myrmostenus): Emery, 1925b: 161. Raised to species: Mackay, 1997: 202.



  • Emery, C. 1911d. Fragments myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 55: 213-225 (page 225, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 161, Combination in C. (Myrmostenus))
  • 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 202, Raised to species)