Camponotus renggeri

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Camponotus renggeri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. renggeri
Binomial name
Camponotus renggeri
Emery, 1894

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Specimen labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay (type locality), Peru, Suriname, Uruguay.

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Camponotus renggeri for further details




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

  • renggeri. Camponotus rufipes subsp. renggeri Emery, 1894e: 3 (w.q.) PARAGUAY. Forel, 1909a: 265 (m.). Combination in C. (Myrmothrix): Forel, 1912i: 91. Raised to species: Forel, 1912i: 91. Subspecies of rufipes: Bruch, 1914: 230; Santschi, 1916e: 397; Wheeler, W.M. 1923a: 5. Status as species: Luederwaldt, 1918: 53; Emery, 1920b: 256; Emery, 1925b: 109; Kusnezov, 1952d: 219; Hashmi, 1973: 67.



  • Aguiar HJACd, Barros LAC, Alves DR, Mariano CdSF, Delabie JHC, Pompolo SdG (2017) Cytogenetic studies on populations of Camponotus rufipes (Fabricius, 1775) and Camponotus renggeri Emery, 1894 (Formicidae: Formicinae). PLoS ONE 12(5): e0177702 (DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0177702).
  • Bruch, C. 1914. Catálogo sistemático de los formícidos argentinos. Rev. Mus. La Plata 19: 211-234 (page 230, Subspecies of rufipes)
  • Emery, C. 1894f. Viaggio del dottor Alfredo Borelli nella Repubblica Argentina e nel Paraguay. VIII. Formiche. Boll. Mus. Zool. Anat. Comp. R. Univ. Torino 9(1 186: 1-4 (page 3, worker, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 256, Status as species)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 109, Status as species)
  • Forel, A. 1909a. Ameisen aus Guatemala usw., Paraguay und Argentinien (Hym.). Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1909: 239-269 (page 265, male described)
  • Forel, A. 1912j. Formicides néotropiques. Part VI. 5me sous-famille Camponotinae Forel. Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 20: 59-92 (page 91, Combination in C. (Myrmothrix), and raised to species)
  • Hashmi, A. A. 1973b. A revision of the Neotropical ant subgenus Myrmothrix of genus Camponotus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 16: 1-140 (page 67, Status as species)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1952f [1951]. El género Camponotus en la Argentina (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 12: 183-252 (page 219, Status as species)
  • Luederwaldt, H. 1918. Notas myrmecologicas. Rev. Mus. Paul. 10: 29-64 (page 53, Status as species)
  • Santschi, F. 1916e. Formicides sudaméricains nouveaux ou peu connus. Physis (B. Aires) 2: 365-399 (page 397, Subspecies of rufipes)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1923a. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der schwedischen entomologischen Reise des Herrn Dr. A. Roman in Amazonas 1914-1915. 7. Formicidae. Ark. Zool. 15(7 7: 1-6 (page 5, Subspecies of rufipes)