Camponotus planus pinzonensis

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Camponotus planus pinzonensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. planus
Subspecies: C. planus pinzonensis
Trinomial name
Camponotus planus pinzonensis
Wheeler, W.M., 1919



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Ecuador, Galapagos Islands (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.




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

  • pinzonensis. Camponotus (Myrmorhachis) planus var. pinzonensis Wheeler, W.M. 1919c: 297 (s.w.q.) ECUADOR (Galapagos Is).
    • [Misspelled as pinsonensis by Emery, 1925b: 167.]
    • Combination in C. (Myrmocladoecus): Emery, 1925b: 167.
    • Subspecies of planus: Emery, 1925b: 167; Wheeler, W.M. 1935g: 45; Linsley & Usinger, 1966: 177; Kempf, 1972a: 55; Bolton, 1995b: 117.



  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 167, Combination in C. (Myrmocladoecus))
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1919d. Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Galapagos Islands, 1905-1906. XIV. The ants of the Galapagos Islands. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. (4)2(2 2: 259-297 (page 297, soldier, worker, queen described)