The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Myrmisolepis
Camponotus (Myrmisolepis) erinaceus Gerstaecker

Camponotus (Myrmisolepis) erinaceus Gerstaecker

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Tanzania (Camponotus erinaceus n. sp., Gerstaecker, 1871: 355, worker(s); Emery, 1895a: 183, queen; Forel, 1899b: 306, major) from Arusha; major & minor workers & queen only known (see Bolton, 1995) .


Gerstaecker's (1871) description of workers, TL 6-7 mm, is at {original description}. Emery's (1895a) description of the likely queen is at {original description}. Forel's (1899b) fuller description of the major is at {original description}.


{Camponotus erinaceus major}The photomontage of a major worker from the type collection is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0905434


Oxford University Museum specimens

Camponotus (Myrmisolepis) erinaceus
B Taylor det.
Tanzania
G McGavin
tree 3-51

10.i.1996
Mkomazi
Igire Hill

pkd collection from Heywoodia lucens 3
{album}

{Camponotus erinaceus major}The photomontage is of a major specimen from Tanzania, Mkomazi Game Reserve, Igire Hill, collected by G McGavin. 


{Camponotus erinaceus minor}The photomontage is of a minor specimen from Tanzania, Mkomazi Game Reserve, collected by G McGavin.

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