Camponotus olivieri delagoensis

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Camponotus olivieri delagoensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. olivieri
Subspecies: C. olivieri delagoensis
Trinomial name
Camponotus olivieri delagoensis
Forel, 1894

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Mozambique (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.

  • delagoensis. Camponotus foraminosus r. delagoensis Forel, 1894b: 68 (s.w.) MOZAMBIQUE.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmotrema): Santschi, 1915c: 270.
    • Subspecies of foraminosus: Emery, 1896d: 376 (in list); Forel, 1909b: 62; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 980.
    • Subspecies of olivieri: Santschi, 1915c: 270 (in key); Arnold, 1924: 733; Emery, 1925b: 132; Bolton, 1995b: 95.



  • Arnold, G. 1924. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part VI. Camponotinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 675-766 (page 733, subspecies of olivieri)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 95, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 132, subspecies of olivieri)
  • Forel, A. 1894b. Abessinische und andere afrikanische Ameisen, gesammelt von Herrn Ingenieur Alfred Ilg, von Herrn Dr. Liengme, von Herrn Pfarrer Missionar P. Berthoud, Herrn Dr. Arth. Müller etc. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 9: 64-100. (page 68, soldier, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1915c. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 244-282 (page 270, combination in C. (Myrmotrema))
  • Santschi, F. 1915c. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 244-282 (page 270, subspecies of olivieri)
  • 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 980, subspecies of foraminosus)