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

Major clypeus with distinct median carina; large TL 15 mm plus; alitrunk profile convex with angular propodeum, petiole scale quite thick; trimorphic (?) minors with distinct posteriorly narrowed heads; soldiers dark red-brown to near black; minors lighter brown-orange to yellow-red. Most catalogued under Camponotus (Dinomyrmex) by Wheeler (1922: 962).

Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) coniceps Santschi

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Congo (Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) coniceps n. sp., Santschi, 1926b: 258, worker, not illustrated) collected by Weiss, 1906 .

Santschi's (1926b) description is at {original description}.

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

2007, 2009, 2011, 2014 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.