Camponotus storeatus

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Camponotus storeatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. storeatus
Binomial name
Camponotus storeatus
Forel, 1910

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Afrotropical Region: Namibia, South Africa (type locality).

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

  • storeatus. Camponotus fulvopilosus subsp. storeatus Forel, 1910f: 26 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Arnold, 1924: 739 (s.q.). Combination in C. (Myrmopiromis): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 986. Raised to species: Robertson, 1990: 327. See also: Robertson & Zachariades, 1997: 15.



  • Arnold, G. 1924. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part VI. Camponotinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 675-766 (page 739, soldier, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1910e. Zoologische und anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise im westlichen und zentralen Südafrika ausgeführt in den Jahren 1903-1905 von Dr. Leonhard Schultze. Vierter Band. Systematik und Tiergeographie. D) Formicidae. Denkschr. M (page 26, worker described)
  • Robertson, H. G. 1990. Unravelling the Camponotus fulvopilosus species complex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Pp. 327-328 in: Veeresh, G. K., Mallik, B., Viraktamath, C. A. (eds.) Social insects and the environment. Proceedings of the 11th International Con (page 327, Raised to species)
  • Robertson, H. G.; Zachariades, C. 1997. Revision of the Camponotus fulvopilosus (De Geer) species-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Afr. Entomol. 5: 1-18 (page 15, See also)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 986, Combination in C. (Myrmopiromis))