Camponotus etiolipes

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Camponotus etiolipes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. etiolipes
Binomial name
Camponotus etiolipes
Bolton, 1995

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya, Mozambique (type locality), Zimbabwe.

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.

  • longipes. Formica longipes Gerstäcker, 1859: 262 (w.) (no state data).
    • [Also described as new by Gerstäcker, 1862: 509; type-locality Mozambique from this reference.]
    • [Junior primary homonym of Formica longipes Latreille, 1802c: 233 (Emery, 1921a: 25).]
    • Forel, 1886f: 164 (s.); Forel, 1907g: 91 (m.).
    • Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 2;
    • combination in Tanaemyrmex: Ashmead, 1905b: 384;
    • combination in C. (Myrmogigas): Forel, 1912i: 91;
    • combination in C. (Dinomyrmex): Forel, 1913b: 340;
    • combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 86.
    • Status as species: Roger, 1863b: 2; Mayr, 1863: 400; Gerstäcker, 1871: 354; Forel, 1886f: 164; Dalla Torre, 1893: 240; Emery, 1894i: 47; Emery, 1896d: 370 (in list); Forel, 1907e: 16; Forel, 1907g: 91; Forel, 1910c: 266; Forel, 1911d: 371; Stitz, 1911b: 391; Forel, 1913b: 340; Santschi, 1914b: 132; Forel, 1914d: 249; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 963; Arnold, 1924: 680; Emery, 1925b: 86; Weber, 1943c: 332.
    • Replacement name: Camponotus etiolipes Bolton, 1995b: 98.
  • etiolipes. Camponotus etiolipes Bolton, 1995b: 98.
    • Replacement name for Formica longipes Gerstäcker, 1859: 262. [Junior primary homonym of Formica longipes Latreille, 1802c: 233.]
    • Status as species: Hita Garcia, et al. 2013: 205.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 98, new name, catalogue)
  • Gerstäcker, A. 1859. [Untitled. Introduced by: "Hr. Peters berichtete über sein Reisewerk, von dem die Insecten bis zum 64., die Botanik bis zum 34. Bogen gedruckt sind und theilte den Schluss der Diagnosen der von Hrn. Dr. Gerstäcker bearbeiteten Hymeno (page 262, replaced name Formica longipes)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Emery C. 1894. Rassegna degl'Imenotteri raccolti nel Mozambico dal Cav. Fornasini esistenti nel Museo Zoologico della R. Università di Bologna. I. Formicidi. Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna (5)4: 46-47
  • Forel A. 1886. Études myrmécologiques en 1886.. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique. 30: 131-215.
  • Forel A. 1907. Ameisen von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse. Reise in Ostafrika 2: 75-92.
  • Forel A. 1911. Fourmis nouvelles ou intéressantes. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 47: 331-400.
  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection
  • Weber N. A. 1943. The ants of the Imatong Mountains, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 93: 263-389.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. 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. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 711-1004