The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Myrmotrema
Camponotus (Myrmotrema) confluens Forel

Camponotus (Myrmotrema) confluens Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Zaïre (Camponotus (Myrmamblys) confluens n. sp., Forel, 1913b: 342, major & minor workers) collected at Welgelegen, by J. Bequaert, also from Sankisia - see below
bequaerti (Camponotus (Myrmamblys) confluens Forel v. Bequaerti n. v., Forel, 1913b: 343, major & minor workers & queen) from Zaïre, collected at Sankisia, by Bequaert - see
trematogaster (Camponotus (Myrmamblys) confluens Forel var. trematogaster n. var., Santschi, 1915c: 266, worker) from Zaïre, collected at Lake Nyanza, Katanga, by Dr Gérard -
all forms known (see Bolton, 1995) .

Forel's (1913b) description is at {original description}; with bequaerti at {original description}. Santschi (1926c: 599) description of the type is at {original description}.

Santschi (1915c) described trematogaster, in comparison with the type, as follows -
MAJOR - TL 4.5-7.0 mm; gaster with more dense puncturated sculpture but no transverse striations; in bequaerti the sculpturation is reticulate (in the minor the abdomen sculpture is as in the type); mandibles, antennae, tibiae and tarsi clear yellow rust; head longer than wide.

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

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

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