Camponotus foraminosus chrysogaster

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Camponotus foraminosus chrysogaster
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. foraminosus
Subspecies: C. foraminosus chrysogaster
Trinomial name
Camponotus foraminosus chrysogaster
Emery, 1895

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ethiopia (type locality), Kenya.

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.

  • chrysogaster. Camponotus foraminosus subsp. chrysogaster Emery, 1895a: 182 (s.) ETHIOPIA. Forel, 1907g: 90 (q.m.). Combination in C. (Myrmotrema): Santschi, 1915c: 277. Raised to species: Emery, 1899a: 501. Currently subspecies of foraminosus: Forel, 1907g: 90; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 979.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 92, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1895b. Esplorazione del Giuba e dei suoi affluenti compiuta dal Cap. V. Bottego durante gli anni 1892-93 sotto gli auspicii della Società Geografica Italiana. Risultati zoologici. X. Formiche. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 35[=(2(15): 175-184 (page 182, soldier described)
  • Emery, C. 1899a. Formiche dell'ultima spedizione Bottego. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 39[=(2(19): 499-501 (page 501, raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1907i. Ameisen von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika. Wiss. Ergeb. Reise Ostafr. 2: 75-92 (page 90, queen, male described)
  • Forel, A. 1907i. Ameisen von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika. Wiss. Ergeb. Reise Ostafr. 2: 75-92 (page 90, subspecies of foraminosus)
  • Santschi, F. 1915c. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 244-282 (page 277, combination in C. (Myrmotrema))
  • 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 979, subspecies of foraminosus)