Camponotus fumidus

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Camponotus fumidus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. fumidus
Binomial name
Camponotus fumidus
Roger, 1863

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Venezuela (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.

  • fumidus. Camponotus fumidus Roger, 1863a: 151 (s.) VENEZUELA.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Forel, 1914a: 267;
    • combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 80.
    • Status as species: Roger, 1863b: 5; Mayr, 1863: 458; Mayr, 1886d: 422; Cresson, 1887: 255; Dalla Torre, 1893: 232; Pergande, 1893: 28; Emery, 1896d: 372 (in list); Wheeler, W.M. 1905b: 134; Wheeler, W.M. 1910d: 312; Forel, 1912i: 74; Wheeler, W.M. & Mann, 1914: 51; Wheeler, W.M. 1917a: 561; Emery, 1925b: 80; Creighton, 1950a: 376; Kempf, 1972a: 67; Bolton, 1995b: 101.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus dominicensis, fraterculus, haytianus, illitus, imbecillus, soulouquei, toltecus.



  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 80, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 267, Combination in C. (Myrmoturba))
  • Roger, J. 1863a. Die neu aufgeführten Gattungen und Arten meines Formiciden-Verzeichnisses nebst Ergänzung einiger früher gegebenen Beschreibungen. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7: 131-214 (page 151, soldier described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Dattilo W. et al. 2019. MEXICO ANTS: incidence and abundance along the Nearctic-Neotropical interface. Ecology
  • Emery C. 1886. Saggio di un catalogo sistematico dei generi Camponotus, Polyrhachis e affini. Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna 5: 363-382
  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.
  • Field Museum Collection, Chicago, Illinois (C. Moreau)
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Wheeler W. M. 1905. The ants of the Bahamas, with a list of the known West Indian species. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 21: 79-135.