The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Myrmopiromis
Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) brevisetosus Forel

Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) brevisetosus Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Camponotus fulvopilosus De Geer subsp. brevisetosusn. subsp.; Forel, 1910f: 25, worker & queen; major described by Arnold, 1924: 740; raised to species Robertson, 1990: 327) Natal, 1898 - see below; major & minor workers and queen only known (Bolton, 1995, lists only worker & queen) .

Forel's (1910f) description is at {original description}; Arnold (1924: 736, 740) described the major and gave a translation; this is at {original description}

{Camponotus brevisetosus}Robertson & Zachariades (2007) modern description is at {original description}. The montage is adapted from their original by inverting the monochrome images and, so, giving a somewhat more real impression of the dorsal gaster and the gastral hairs.

{Camponotus brevisetosus major}The photomontage of the type major worker is collated from

{Camponotus brevisetosus minor}The photomontage of the type minor worker is collated from

Oxford University Museum specimens

Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) brevisetosus
B Taylor det.
South Africa
S Danflous
2535'0" S
3046'0" E
Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province; 283 m 1

{Camponotus brevisetosus major}The photomontage is of a major specimen collected from South Africa, Kaapschehoop, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province, S 2535'0" E 3046'0"; 283 m; Sam Danflous, 4.xii.2007.

Other images can be seen in the folder at - {original description}.

2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2014 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.