Camponotus thraso assabensis

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Camponotus thraso assabensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. thraso
Subspecies: C. thraso assabensis
Trinomial name
Camponotus thraso assabensis
Emery, 1925



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ethiopia (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.

  • assabensis. Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) thraso var. assabensis Emery, 1925b: 92.
    • [First available use of Camponotus maculatus subsp. adenensis var. assabensis Emery, 1893f: 258 (w.) ETHIOPIA; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1896d: 370 (in list); Emery, 1920c: 6; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 952.
    • Subspecies of thraso: Bolton, 1995b: 86; Madl, 2019: 14.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 86, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1893h. Voyage de M. E. Simon à l'île de Ceylan (janvier-février 1892). Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 62: 239-258 (page 258, First available use of Camponotus maculatus subsp. adenensis var. assabensis; unavailable name.)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 92, worker described)