Camponotus heathi

AntWiki: The Ants --- Online
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Camponotus heathi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. heathi
Binomial name
Camponotus heathi
Mann, 1916

Camponotus heathi casent0280067 p 1 high.jpg

Camponotus heathi casent0280067 d 1 high.jpg

Specimen Labels




Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -1.76556° to -13.03°.

Tropical South

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb




The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • heathi. Camponotus (Myrmeurynota) heathi Mann, 1916: 481, pl. 5, figs. 40, 41 (s.w.) BRAZIL (Rondônia).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmodirachis): Emery, 1925b: 168.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1923a: 5; Emery, 1925b: 168; Borgmeier, 1927c: 159; Kempf, 1972a: 57; Kempf, 1975c: 377; Brandão, 1991: 333; Bolton, 1995b: 103; Bezděčková, et al. 2015: 112; Mackay & Mackay, 2019: 760.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus gilvigaster.



  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 168, Combination in C. (Myrmodiradchis))
  • Kempf, W. W. 1975c. Miscellaneous studies on neotropical ants. VI. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 18: 341-380 (page 377, see also)
  • Mann, W. M. 1916. The Stanford Expedition to Brazil, 1911, John C. Branner, Director. The ants of Brazil. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 60: 399-490 (page 481, pl. 5, figs. 40, 41 soldier, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Brandao, C.R.F. 1991. Adendos ao catalogo abreviado das formigas da regiao neotropical (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Rev. Bras. Entomol. 35: 319-412.
  • Fichaux M., B. Bechade, J. Donald, A. Weyna, J. H. C. Delabie, J. Murienne, C. Baraloto, and J. Orivel. 2019. Habitats shape taxonomic and functional composition of Neotropical ant assemblages. Oecologia 189(2): 501-513.
  • Franco W., N. Ladino, J. H. C. Delabie, A. Dejean, J. Orivel, M. Fichaux, S. Groc, M. Leponce, and R. M. Feitosa. 2019. First checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of French Guiana. Zootaxa 4674(5): 509-543.
  • Kempf W. W. 1975. Miscellaneous studies on neotropical ants. VI. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Studia Entomologica 18: 341-380.
  • Tobin E. J. 1997. Competition and coexistence of ants in a small patch of Rainforest Canopy in Peruvian Amazonia. J. New York Entomol. Soc. 105(1-2): 105-127
  • Wilson, E.O. 1987. The Arboreal Ant Fauna of Peruvian Amazon Forests: A First Assessment. Biotropica 19(3):245-251.