The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Tanaemyrmex
Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) cleobulus Santschi

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) cleobulus Santschi

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type locality South Africa (Camponotus (Myrmoturba) cleobulus n. sp., Santschi, 1919b: 238, major & minor workers) Natal, Drakensberg, 11000', Haviland; major and minor workers only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Santschi's (1919b) description is at {original description}. Arnold's (1926: 291) translation is at {original description}.

{Camponotus cleobulus}The photomontage of a major worker is collated from Seemingly from the type location, although of a later date.

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