Camponotus decessor

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Camponotus decessor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. decessor
Binomial name
Camponotus decessor
Forel, 1908



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • decessor. Camponotus emeryodicatus subsp. decessor Forel, 1908c: 413 (w.q.) BRAZIL (São Paulo).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmomalis): Emery, 1925b: 169;
    • combination in C. (Myrmobrachys?): Mackay & Mackay, 2019: 758.
    • Subspecies of emeryodicatus: Forel, 1911c: 310; Luederwaldt, 1918: 51; Emery, 1925b: 169; Borgmeier, 1927c: 160; Kempf, 1972a: 57; Bolton, 1995b: 95.
    • Status as species: Mackay & Mackay, 2019: 758.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 95, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 169, combination in C. (Myrmomalis))
  • Forel, A. 1908h. Ameisen aus Sao Paulo (Brasilien), Paraguay etc. gesammelt von Prof. Herm. v. Ihering, Dr. Lutz, Dr. Fiebrig, etc. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 58: 340-418 (page 413, worker, queen described)
  • Mackay, W.P. & Mackay, E.E. 2019. Género Camponotus. Capítulo 26 (pp. 743-789). In Fernández, F., Guerrero, R.J. & Delsinne, T. (eds). Hormigas de Colombia: 1198 pp. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, D.C.