Camponotus substitutus clarus

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Camponotus substitutus clarus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. substitutus
Subspecies: C. substitutus clarus
Trinomial name
Camponotus substitutus clarus
Stitz, 1938



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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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.




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

  • clarus. Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) substitutus var. clara Stitz, 1938: 116 (q.) ARGENTINA (no province data).
    • Type-material: 2 syntype queens (“1 severely damaged, 1 without gaster”).
    • Type-locality: Argentina: (no further data) (Paessler).
    • Type-depository: unknown.
    • [Note: Stitz gives the depository as “Mus. Hamburg”, type-material probably destroyed in World War II.]
    • [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Camponotus clarus Mayr, 1862: 661 (Bolton, 1995b: 92).]
    • [Camponotus substitutus var. lactea Baroni Urbani, 1971b: 361. Unavailable replacement name (variety proposed after 1960) (Bolton, 1995b: 107).]
    • Subspecies of substitutus: Kusnezov, 1952d: 225; Kempf, 1972a: 72; Bolton, 1995b: 92.
    • Distribution: Argentina.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 92, catalogue)
  • Mayr, G. 1862. Myrmecologische Studien. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 12: 649-776 (page 661, Unresolved junior primary homonym of clarus Mayr.)
  • Stitz, H. 1938. Neue Ameisen aus dem indo-malayischen Gebiet. Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berl. 1938: 99-122 (page 116, queen described)