The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Myrmotrema
Camponotus (Myrmotrema) bituberculatus André

Camponotus (Myrmotrema) bituberculatus André

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Senegal (Camponotus bituberculatus nov. sp., André, 1889: 217, worker; 1890: 311, queen) collected at Dakar, by Mocquerys, also from Sierra Leone by Mocquerys (André, 1890); worker and queen described (see Bolton, 1995) .

André's (1889) description is at {original description}, with a further note (André, 1890) at {original description}.

From Santschi's Key (1915c) - characterised by prismatic or channelled tibiae and flattened scapes; plus the propodeum with lateral tubercles.

Also from Guinea at Kakoulima by F. Silvestri (Santschi, 1914d).

From the Antweb images and fresh specimens from Liberia, it is difficult to discern any isgnificant differences between the unique type worker (below) and Camponotus (Myrmotrema) compressiscapus, also described by André from Senegal. The alternative Camponotus (Myrmotrema) carbo has quite stout erect hairs on the alitrunk.

{Camponotus benguelensis}The photomontage of the type (minor or media) worker is collated from

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