Camponotus nasutus pretiosus

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Camponotus nasutus pretiosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. nasutus
Subspecies: C. nasutus pretiosus
Trinomial name
Camponotus nasutus pretiosus
Arnold, 1922

Camponotus nasutus pretiosus casent0903500 p 1 high.jpg

Camponotus nasutus pretiosus casent0903500 d 1 high.jpg

Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Zimbabwe (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb




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

  • pretiosus. Camponotus (Myrmophyma) nasutus var. pretiosus Arnold, 1922: 669 (s.w.) ZIMBABWE. Santschi, 1937a: 65 (q.). Combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Emery, 1925b: 140.



  • Arnold, G. 1922. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part V. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 579-674 (page 669, soldier, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 140, Combination in C. (Myrmamblys))
  • Santschi, F. 1937a. Glanure de fourmis éthiopiennes. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 77: 47-66 (page 65, queen described)