Camponotus vestitus pectitus

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Camponotus vestitus pectitus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. vestitus
Subspecies: C. vestitus pectitus
Trinomial name
Camponotus vestitus pectitus
Santschi, 1930

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Specimen Labels



Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -14.9° to -33.99358°.

Tropical South

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Angola (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.



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

  • pectitus. Camponotus (Myrmosericus) vestitus var. pectita Santschi, 1930a: 74.
    • [First available use of Camponotus rufoglaucus st. vestitus var. pectita Santschi, 1911g: 212 (s.w.q.) ANGOLA; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Forel, 1913j: 224; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 969; Arnold, 1924: 695; Emery, 1925b: 106.
    • Subspecies of vestitus: Santschi, 1930b: 77; Santschi, 1937d: 242; Santschi, 1937g: 84; Bolton, 1995b: 116.
    • [Note: Santschi, 1926b: 259, Santschi, 1930a: 74, suggests that material of pectitus and intuens may be identical.]



  • Arnold, G. 1924. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part VI. Camponotinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 675-766 (page 695, see also)
  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 259, see also (indicates that material of pectitus and intuens may be identical))
  • Santschi, F. 1930a. Description de Formicides éthiopiens nouveaux ou peu connus. V. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 70: 49-77 (page 74, soldier, worker, queen described)