Camponotus carbo occidentalis

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Camponotus carbo occidentalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. carbo
Subspecies: C. carbo occidentalis
Trinomial name
Camponotus carbo occidentalis
Mayr, 1902



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ghana (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • occidentalis. Camponotus carbo var. occidentalis Mayr, 1902: 300 (s.w.) GHANA. Combination in C. (Myrmotrema): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 977.



  • Mayr, G. 1902. Hymenopterologische Miscellen. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 52: 287-303 (page 300, soldier, worker described)
  • 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 977, Combination in C. (Myrmotrema))