Camponotus germaini

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Camponotus germaini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. germaini
Binomial name
Camponotus germaini
Emery, 1903

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Paraguay.

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.

  • germaini. Camponotus germaini Emery, 1903: 71, fig. 6 (s.w.) BRAZIL. Combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Forel, 1914a: 271; in C. (Neomyrmamblys): Santschi, 1921f: 311; in C. (Myrmaphaenus): Emery, 1925b: 155. Senior synonym of tacuruensis: Wild, 2007b: 50.
  • tacuruensis. Camponotus germaini subsp. tacuruensis Emery, 1911a: 222 (s.w.) PARAGUAY. Combination in C. (Myrmaphaenus): Emery, 1925b: 155. Junior synonym of germaini: Wild, 2007b: 50.



  • Emery, C. 1903. Intorno ad alcune specie di Camponotus dell'America Meridionale. Rend. Sess. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (n.s.) 7: 62-81 (page 71, fig. 6 soldier, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 155, Combination in C. (Myrmaphaenus))
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 271, Combination in C. (Myrmamblys))
  • Santschi, F. 1921f. Retouches aux sous-genres de Camponotus. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 61: 310-312 (page 311, Combination in C. (Neomyrmamblys))