Camponotus bonariensis luteolus

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Camponotus bonariensis luteolus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. bonariensis
Subspecies: C. bonariensis luteolus
Trinomial name
Camponotus bonariensis luteolus
Emery, 1906



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.




The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • luteolus. Camponotus maculatus subsp. luteolus Emery, 1906c: 188 (s.w.) ARGENTINA (Buenos Aires).
    • Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 79.
    • Subspecies of maculatus: Bruch, 1914: 229.
    • Subspecies of bonariensis: Emery, 1920b: 233 (footnote); Bolton, 1995b: 109.
    • Senior synonym of carolinus (unnecessary replacement name): Santschi, 1939e: 320 (in text); Bolton, 1995b: 109.
  • carolinus. Camponotus (Myrmoturba) maculatus r. carolinus Forel, 1916: 458.
    • Unnecessary replacement name for luteolus Emery, 1906c: 188; hence junior synonym of luteolus (Bolton, 1995b: 91).
    • Subspecies of bonariensis: Emery, 1925b: 79; Kusnezov, 1952d: 202; Kempf, 1972a: 65.
    • Junior synonym of luteolus: Santschi, 1939e: 320 (in text); Bolton, 1995b: 91.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 109, Senior synonym of carolinus (unnecessary replacement name), catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1906c [1905]. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. XXVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 37: 107-194 (page 188, soldier, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 233, Subspecies of bonariensis)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 79, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))