Camponotus caesar imperator

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Camponotus caesar imperator
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. caesar
Subspecies: C. caesar imperator
Trinomial name
Camponotus caesar imperator
Emery, 1899

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • imperator. Camponotus caesar subsp. imperator Emery, 1899e: 503, fig. (w.) CAMEROON.
    • Combination in C. (Dinomyrmex): Santschi, 1920g: 180;
    • combination in C. (Myrmoxygenys): Emery, 1925b: 170.
    • Subspecies of caesar: Stitz, 1910: 149; Stitz, 1911b: 391; Santschi, 1920g: 180; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 244, 962; Emery, 1925b: 70; Bernard, 1953b: 260; Bolton, 1995b: 104.



  • Emery, C. 1899d. Fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 43: 459-504 (page 503, fig. worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 170, Combination in C. (Myrmoxygenys))