Camponotus venustus

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Camponotus venustus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus cinctellus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus venustus
Mayr, 1867

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Camponotus cinctellus.


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

  • venustus. Camponotus venustus Mayr, 1867c: 441 (w.) [no locality given]. Junior synonym of cinctellus: Emery, 1895h: 48.


  • Emery, C. 1895i. Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3e mémoire. Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 64: 15-56 (page 48, Junior synonym of cinctellus)
  • Mayr, G. 1867d. [Untitled. Hymenopteren.]. Pp. 440-442 in: Frauenfeld, G. R. von. Zoologische Miscellen. XI. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 17:425-502. (page 441, worker described)