Camponotus wolfi

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Camponotus wolfi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Subgenus: Phasmomyrmex
Species: C. wolfi
Binomial name
Camponotus wolfi
Emery, 1920

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Specimen Label



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun (type locality), Central African Republic, Kenya, Uganda.

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.

  • wolfi. Camponotus (Myrmacantha) wolfi Emery, 1920c: 30 (q.) CAMEROON.
    • Combination in Phasmomyrmex (Myrmacantha): Emery, 1925b: 58;
    • combination in Camponotus: Ward, et al. 2016: 349.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1925b: 58; Bolton, 1995b: 316.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Emery C. 1920. Studi sui Camponotus. Bullettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 52: 3-48.
  • Watt, A.D., N.E. Stork and B.Bolton. 2002. The diversity and abundance of ants in relation to forest disturbance and plantation establishment in southern Cameroon. Journal of Applied Ecology 39(1):18-30.