The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Myrmopiromis
Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) detritus Emery

Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) detritus Emery

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Namibia (Camponotus detritus n. sp., Emery, 1886: 357, minor; Forel, 1910f: 26, major) collected at Walfish Bay, by L. Péringuey; major and minor workers only known (see Bolton, 1995) .

Emery's (1886) description is at {original description}. Forel's (1910f) description of the major is at {original description}; Arnold (1924: 736, 740) gave a translation; this is at {original description}.

{Camponotus detritus}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.

{Camponotus detritus major}The photomontage of a major worker from the type collection is collated from

{Camponotus detritus minor}The photomontage of a miner worker from the type collection is collated from

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