Camponotus zimmermanni

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Camponotus zimmermanni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. zimmermanni
Binomial name
Camponotus zimmermanni
Forel, 1894

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ethiopia (type locality).

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.

  • zimmermanni. Camponotus zimmermanni Forel, 1894b: 66 (w.) ETHIOPIA.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmosericus): Forel, 1914a: 268.
    • Subspecies of rufoglaucus: Emery, 1895h: 49 (in key); Emery, 1896d: 372 (in list); Emery, 1896i: 158; Emery, 1897e: 604; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 969; Emery, 1925b: 107; Menozzi & Consani, 1952: 70.
    • Status as species: Forel, 1904b: 381; Santschi, 1926c: 613; Bolton, 1995b: 130.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus pansus.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Forel A. 1904. Note sur les fourmis du Musée Zoologique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences à St. Pétersbourg. Ezheg. Zool. Muz. 8: 368-388.
  • Menozzi C., M. Consani. 1952. Missione biologica Sagan-Omo diretta dal Prof. E. Zavattari. Hymenoptera Formicidae. Rivista di Biologia Coloniale 11: 57-71.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 711-1004