Camponotus valdeziae

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Camponotus valdeziae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. valdeziae
Binomial name
Camponotus valdeziae
Forel, 1879

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality), Zimbabwe.

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.

  • valdeziae. Camponotus valdeziae Forel, 1879a: 90 (w.q.) SOUTH AFRICA.
    • Arnold, 1924: 696 (s.).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmosericus): Forel, 1914a: 268.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 256; Emery, 1896d: 372 (in list); Mayr, 1907b: 20; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 970; Arnold, 1924: 696; Emery, 1925b: 107; Bolton, 1995b: 128.



  • Arnold, G. 1924. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part VI. Camponotinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 675-766 (page 696, soldier described)
  • Forel, A. 1879a. Études myrmécologiques en 1879 (deuxième partie [1re partie en 1878]). Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 16: 53-128 (page 90, worker, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 268, Combination in C. (Myrmosericus))

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection