Camponotus hova pictiventris

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Camponotus hova pictiventris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. hova
Subspecies: C. hova pictiventris
Trinomial name
Camponotus hova pictiventris
Mayr, 1901

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality).

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • pictiventris. Camponotus maculatus subsp. pictiventris Mayr, 1901b: 28 (s.w.) SOUTH AFRICA.
    • Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 86.
    • Subspecies of maculatus: Forel, 1910e: 452; Forel, 1910f: 27; Santschi, 1919a: 349; Arnold, 1922: 629; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 958; Arnold, 1926: 292; Santschi, 1930b: 77.
    • Subspecies of hova: Emery, 1920c: 6; Emery, 1925b: 86; Bolton, 1995b: 117.



  • Arnold, G. 1922. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part V. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 579-674 (page 629, Subspecies of maculatus)
  • Emery, C. 1920d. Studi sui Camponotus. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 52: 3-48 (page 6, Subspecies of hova)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 86, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 86, Subspecies of hova)
  • Mayr, G. 1901b. Südafrikanische Formiciden, gesammelt von Dr. Hans Brauns. Ann. K-K. Naturhist. Mus. Wien 16: 1-30 (page 28, soldier, worker described)
  • 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 958, Subspecies of maculatus)