The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Tanaemyrmex
Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) empedocles Emery

brutus species-group
Large, TL ca 15 mm; minor head near rectangular

Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) empedocles Emery

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type locality Zimbabwe (Camponotus (Myrmoturba) maculatus F. r. Thales v. Empedocles n. v., Forel: 1913j: 224; as variety of thales, Emery, 1920c: 6, major & minor workers; raised to species by Collingwood, 1985: 279); workers only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Forel's (1913j) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1922: 645) gave a translation and enlarged description, as a subspecies of maculatus; this is at {original description}.

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

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

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