Camponotus macilentus bindloensis

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Camponotus macilentus bindloensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. macilentus
Subspecies: C. macilentus bindloensis
Trinomial name
Camponotus macilentus bindloensis
Wheeler, W.M., 1919



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Galapagos Islands (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.


Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.





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

  • bindloensis. Camponotus (Myrmamblys) macilentus var. bindloensis Wheeler, W.M. 1919c: 286 (s.w.) ECUADOR (Galapagos Is).
    • Combination in C. (Pseudocolobopsis): Emery, 1925b: 158.
    • Subspecies of macilentus: Emery, 1925b: 158; Wheeler, W.M. 1935g: 44; Linsley & Usinger, 1966: 176; Kempf, 1972a: 63; Bolton, 1995b: 89.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 89, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 158, combination in C. (Pseudocolobopsis))
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1919d. Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Galapagos Islands, 1905-1906. XIV. The ants of the Galapagos Islands. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. (4)2(2 2: 259-297 (page 286, soldier, worker described)