Camponotus zenon criton

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Camponotus zenon criton
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. zenon
Subspecies: C. zenon criton
Trinomial name
Camponotus zenon criton
Emery, 1925



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (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.




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

  • criton. Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) zenon var. criton Emery, 1925b: 84.
    • [First available use of Camponotus maculatus r. zenon var. criton Forel, 1912i: 73 (s.) BRAZIL (Rio Grande do Sul); unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • Subspecies of zenon: Borgmeier, 1927c: 148; Kempf, 1972a: 73; Bolton, 1995b: 94.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 94, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 84, soldier described)