Camponotus olivieri

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Camponotus olivieri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. olivieri
Binomial name
Camponotus olivieri
Forel, 1886

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Angola (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • olivieri. Camponotus foraminosus r. olivieri Forel, 1886f: 175 (s.w.q.) ANGOLA.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmotrema): Santschi, 1915c: 269.
    • Raised to species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 246.
    • Subspecies of foraminosus: Emery, 1895h: 54; Santschi, 1910c: 393.
    • Raised to species: Santschi, 1915c: 269 (in key); Santschi, 1935a: 283.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus concordius, delagoensis, infelix, lemma, moshianus, osiris, patersoni, pax, sorptus, tenuipilis, zaireicus.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 115, catalogue)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 246, raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1895i. Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3e mémoire. Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 64: 15-56 (page 54, subspecies of foraminosus)
  • Forel, A. 1886h. Études myrmécologiques en 1886. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 30: 131-215 (page 175, soldier, worker, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1910c [1909]. Formicides nouveaux ou peu connus du Congo français. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 78: 349-400 (page 393, subspecies of foraminosus)
  • Santschi, F. 1915c. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 244-282 (page 269, combination in C. (Myrmotrema))
  • Santschi, F. 1915c. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 244-282 (page 269, raised to species (in key))
  • Santschi, F. 1935a. Fourmis du Musée du Congo Belge. Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 27: 254-285 (page 283, raised to species)