Camponotus traili

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Camponotus traili
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. traili
Binomial name
Camponotus traili
Mayr, 1878

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia, Brazil (type locality), Colombia, Panama, Venezuela.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • traili. Camponotus traili Mayr, 1878: 868 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in Dendromyrmex: Emery, 1896d: 378; in C. (Dendromyrmex): Fernández, 2002: 76. Senior synonym of madeirensis, romani, rufogaster (and its junior synonym graciliceps): Fernández, 2002: 76.
  • graciliceps. Dendromyrmex graciliceps Viehmeyer, 1916b: 290 (w.) BOLIVIA. [Misspelled as gracilipes: Fernández, 2002: 77.] Junior synonym of rufogaster: Santschi, 1921g: 102.
  • madeirensis. Dendromyrmex madeirensis Mann, 1916: 486 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of traili: Fernández, 2002: 77.
  • rufogaster. Dendromyrmex traili subsp. rufogaster Mann, 1916: 484 (w.) BOLIVIA. Senior synonym of graciliceps: Santschi, 1921g: 102. Junior synonym of traili: Fernández, 2002: 77.
  • romani. Dendromyrmex madeirensis var. romani Wheeler, W.M. 1923a: 6 (w.) BRAZIL. [Unresolved junior secondary homonym of romani Wheeler, above.] Junior synonym of traili: Fernández, 2002: 77.



  • Emery, C. 1896j. Saggio di un catalogo sistematico dei generi Camponotus, Polyrhachis e affini. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)5:363-382 (page 378, Combination in Dendromyrmex)
  • Fernández, F. 2002a. Revisión de las hormigas Camponotus subgénero Dendromyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Pap. Avulsos Zool. (São Paulo) 42: 47-101 (page 76, Combination in C. (Dendromyrmex) and senior synonym of madeirensis, romani, rufogaster (and its junior synonym graciliceps))
  • Mayr, G. 1878 [1877]. Formiciden gesammelt in Brasilien von Professor Trail. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 27: 867-878 (page 868, worker described)