Camponotus furvus

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Camponotus furvus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. furvus
Binomial name
Camponotus furvus
Santschi, 1911

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Congo (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.

  • furvus. Camponotus buchholzi var. furva Santschi, 1911g: 213 (w.) CONGO. Combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Emery, 1925b: 142; in C. (Myrmacrhaphe): Santschi, 1926c: 613. Raised to species: Santschi, 1926c: 613.



  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 142, Combination in C. (Myrmamblys))
  • Santschi, F. 1911g. Nouvelles fourmis du Congo et du Benguela. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 1: 204-217 (page 213, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1926c. Nouvelles notes sur les Campontous. Rev. Suisse Zool. 33: 597-618 (page 613, Combination in C. (Myrmacrhaphe), and raised to species)