Camponotus orthodoxus

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Camponotus orthodoxus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. orthodoxus
Binomial name
Camponotus orthodoxus
Santschi, 1914

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Guinea (type locality), Ivory Coast.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • orthodoxus. Camponotus (Myrmotrema) foraminosus st. orthodoxus Santschi, 1914d: 381 (s.w.) GUINEA. Subspecies of foraminosus: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 981. Raised to species: Santschi, 1915c: 267 (in key); Emery, 1925b: 133.



  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 133, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1914d. Formicides de l'Afrique occidentale et australe du voyage de Mr. le Professeur F. Silvestri. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 8: 309-385 (page 381, soldier, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1915c. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 244-282 (page 267, Raised to species (in key))
  • 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 981, Subspecies of foraminosus)