Camponotus mystaceus kamae

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Camponotus mystaceus kamae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. mystaceus
Subspecies: C. mystaceus kamae
Trinomial name
Camponotus mystaceus kamae
Forel, 1910

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Namibia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • kamae. Camponotus mystaceus var. kamae Forel, 1910f: 27 (w.) NAMIBIA.
    • Arnold, 1924: 677 (s.).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmopsamma): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 677.
    • Subspecies of mystaceus: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 988; Arnold, 1924: 676; Emery, 1925b: 71; Bolton, 1995b: 106.



  • Arnold, G. 1924. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part VI. Camponotinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 675-766 (page 677, soldier described)
  • Forel, A. 1910e. Zoologische und anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise im westlichen und zentralen Südafrika ausgeführt in den Jahren 1903-1905 von Dr. Leonhard Schultze. Vierter Band. Systematik und Tiergeographie. D) Formicidae. Denkschr. M (page 27, worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922i. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VII. Keys to the genera and subgenera of ants. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 631-710 (page 677, Combination in C. (Myrmopsamma))