The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Tanaemyrmex
Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) basuto Arnold

acvapimensis species-group
Small (for genus) TL soldier < 10 mm; minor heads sub-ovoid to square; alitrunk profile interrupted shallowly convex but propodeum markedly angular; mostly dark near black.

Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) basuto Arnold

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type locality Lesotho (Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) basuto, n. sp., Arnold, 1958: 125, illustrated, major & minor workers) Molpei Stream, 8400', G Arnold; mjor & minor workers only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

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2007, 2013 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.