Camponotus robecchii troglodytes

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

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Specimen Label



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique (type locality), Namibia.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • troglodytes. Camponotus troglodites Forel, 1894b: 69 (w.) MOZAMBIQUE.
    • [Justified emendation of spelling to troglodytes: Emery, 1896d: 377.]
    • Forel, 1904b: 377 (q.); Santschi, 1914e: 40 (s.); Arnold, 1924: 728 (m.).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmotrema): Forel, 1913a: 145.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1896d: 377 (in list); Forel, 1904b: 377; Forel, 1910f: 29; Forel, 1914d: 254; Santschi, 1914b: 137; Santschi, 1914e: 40; Emery, 1920b: 258; Crawley, 1921: 95; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 984; Stitz, 1923: 165.
    • Subspecies of robecchii: Santschi, 1915c: 271 (in key); Arnold, 1924: 727; Emery, 1925b: 133; Bolton, 1995b: 128; Hita Garcia, et al. 2013: 205.



  • Arnold, G. 1924. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part VI. Camponotinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 675-766 (page 727, male described)
  • Arnold, G. 1924. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part VI. Camponotinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 675-766 (page 727, Subspecies/race of robecchii)
  • Crawley, W. C. 1921. New and little-known species of ants from various localities. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 9(7): 87-97 (page 95, Status as species)
  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 258, Status as species)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 133, Subspecies/race of robecchii)
  • 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 69, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1904c [1903]. Note sur les fourmis du Musée Zoologique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences à St. Pétersbourg. Ezheg. Zool. Muz. 8: 368-388 (page 377, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1913a. Fourmis de Rhodesia, etc. récoltées par M. G. Arnold, le Dr. H. Brauns et K. Fikendey. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 57: 108-147 (page 145, Combination in C. (Myrmotrema))
  • Santschi, F. 1914e. Meddelanden från Göteborgs Musei Zoologiska Afdelning. 3. Fourmis du Natal et du Zoulouland récoltées par le Dr. I. Trägårdh. Göteb. K. Vetensk. Vitterh. Samh. Handl. 15: 1-44 (page 40, soldier described)
  • Santschi, F. 1915c. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 244-282 (page 271, Subspecies/race of robecchii)
  • 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 984, Status as species)