Camponotus vestitus intuens

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Camponotus vestitus intuens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. vestitus
Subspecies: C. vestitus intuens
Trinomial name
Camponotus vestitus intuens
Santschi, 1926

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Angola (type locality), Eritrea.

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.



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

  • intuens. Camponotus (Myrmosericus) vestitus var. intuens Santschi, 1926b: 258.
    • [First available use of Camponotus rufoglaucus subsp. cinctellus var. intuens Forel, 1909b: 67 (w.) ANGOLA; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Forel, 1910c: 271; Forel, 1913b: 340; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 967; Emery, 1925b: 106; Santschi, 1930b: 57; Finzi, 1939a: 167; Prins, 1963: 107.
    • Subspecies of cosmicus: Santschi, 1935a: 280.
    • Subspecies of vestitus: Santschi, 1937d: 242; Bolton, 1995b: 105; Madl, 2019: 14.
    • [Note: Santschi, 1926b: 259, Santschi, 1930a: 74, suggests that material of pectitus and intuens may be identical.]



  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 258, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1935a. Fourmis du Musée du Congo Belge. Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 27: 254-285 (page 280, Variety of cosmicus)
  • Santschi, F. 1937d. Résultats de la Mission scientifique suisse en Angola (2me voyage) 1932-1933. Fourmis angolaises. Rev. Suisse Zool. 44: 211-250 (page 244, Variety of vestitus)