The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Myrmotrema
Camponotus (Myrmotrema) avius Santschi

Camponotus (Myrmotrema) avius Santschi

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Zimbabwe (Camponotus (Myrmotrema) avius n. sp., Santschi, 1926c: 615, soldier & worker) Saw Mills, G Arnold - see below
subspecies hertigi (Camponotus (Myrmotrema) avius Sants. v. hertigi n. v., Santschi, 1937d: 242, worker; mentioned in Santschi, 1930b: 78) from Angola, Chimboro - see http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0911826
soldier and worker only known (see Bolton, 1995) .


Santschi's (1926c) description of is at {original description}. Santschi's (1937d) description of hertigi is at {original description}. Santschi thought it might be close to Camponotus tauricollis. To me it seems the minor worker of "Camponotus olivieri osiris may be a junior synonym.


{Camponotus avius}The photomontage of the type major is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0911824


{Camponotus avius minor}The photomontage of the type minor is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0911825

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