Camponotus brullei

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Camponotus brullei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. brullei
Binomial name
Camponotus brullei
(Smith, F., 1858)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Canary Islands (type locality).

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.

  • carinata. Formica carinata Brullé, 1840: 84 (w.) SPAIN (Canary Is). [Junior primary homonym of Formica carinata Fabricius, 1804: 413 (now in Polyrhachis).] Replacement name: Formica brullei Smith, F. 1858b: 35. [Note: this replacement name, although proposed long ago, appears to have been mostly ignored by later authors.] Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 2. Junior synonym of maculatus: Roger, 1863b: 2; Mayr, 1865: 27. Subspecies of cognatus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 225; of maculatus: Emery, 1893c: 85; Emery, 1895h: 46; of compressus: Santschi, 1939d: 82. Status as species: Cagniant, 1996b: 99.
  • brullei. Formica brullei Smith, F. 1858b: 35. Replacement name for Formica carinata Brullé, 1840: 84. [Junior primary homonym of Formica carinata Fabricius, 1804: 413.] Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 2. Subspecies of compressus: Santschi, 1939d: 82 (as carinata). Revived status as species: Cagniant, 1996b: 99 (as carinata).



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 89, catalogue)
  • Brullé, G. A. 1840. Insectes. Pp. 53-95 in: Webb, P. B., Berthelot, S. Histoire naturelle des Iles Canaries. Vol. 2. (deuxième partie - Entomologie). Paris: Mellier, 119 pp. (page 84, replaced name)
  • Cagniant, H. 1996b. Les Camponotus du Maroc (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): clé et catalogue des espèces. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (N.S.) 32: 87-100 (page 99, Revived status as species (as carinata))
  • Fabricius, J. C. 1804. Systema Piezatorum secundum ordines, genera, species, adjectis synonymis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus. Brunswick: C. Reichard, xiv + 15-439 + 30 pp. (page 413, junior primary homonym of Formica carinata)
  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 2, combination in Camponotus)
  • Santschi, F. 1939d. Notes sur des Camponotus et autres fourmis de l'Afrique Mineure. Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 19: 66-87 (page 82, subspecies of compressus (as carinata))
  • Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. (page 35, replacement name for Formica carinata)