Camponotus yogi

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Camponotus yogi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. yogi
Binomial name
Camponotus yogi
Wheeler, W.M., 1915

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Specimen labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: United States (type locality).
Neotropical Region: Mexico.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Associations with other Organisms

Nests of this species occasionally host Temnothorax andrei, although the nature of the relationship is unknown (Creighton and Snelling, 1966).



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

  • yogi. Camponotus yogi Wheeler, W.M. 1915b: 420 (s.w.) U.S.A. Creighton & Snelling, 1967: 191 (q.m.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1970: 650 (l.). Combination in C. (Colobopsis): Wheeler, W.M. 1917a: 562; in C. (Myrmaphaenus): Emery, 1925b: 156.



  • Creighton, W. S.; Snelling, R. R. 1967 [1966]. The rediscovery of Camponotus (Myrmaphaenus) yogi Wheeler (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Psyche (Camb.) 73: 187-195 (page 195, queen, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 156, Combination in C. (Myrmaphaenus))
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1970b. Ant larvae of the subfamily Formicinae: second supplement. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 63: 648-656 (page 650, larva described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915b. Some additions to the North American ant-fauna. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 34: 389-421 (page 420, soldier, worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1917a. The mountain ants of western North America. Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 52: 457-569 (page 562, Combination in C. (Colobopsis))