The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Myrmacrhaphe
Camponotus (Myrmacrhaphe) gabonensis Santschi

Camponotus (Myrmacrhaphe) gabonensis Santschi

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Gabon (Camponotus (Myrmacrhaphe) gabonensis n. sp., Santschi, 1926c: 611, illustrated, worker & queen); worker and queen known (see Bolton, 1995) .


{Camponotus (Myrmacrhaphe) gabonensis}Santschi's (1926c) description is at {original description}.

The undescribed major worker is shown below from a collection in Congo by Eric Zassi. The male also shown is tentatively associated with gabonensis as of similar colour and sculpture and being from the area of a worker collection.


Camponotus gabonensisThe photomontage of the type minor worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0910566


Oxford University Museum specimens

Camponotus (Myrmacrhaphe) gabonensis
B Taylor det.
Congo
E Zassi
12-t-2-1
sp 09
8-9.xi.2007
Lésio-Louna
03°16'21.7" S
015°28'12.5" E
Gallery Forest; 24h pitfall trap
1
{album}
Camponotus (Myrmacrhaphe) gabonensis
B Taylor det.
Congo
E Zassi
03-t-1
sp 56
4-5.ii.2008
Lésio-Louna
03°20'12.0" S
015°28'43.6" E
Village Mah; 24h pitfall trap
1
{album}
Camponotus (Myrmacrhaphe) gabonensis
B Taylor det.
Central African Republic
P Annoyer
DF-03
20.i.2005
Dzanga-Sangha
04°17’54.9" N
17°22’16.7" E
Après Boda direction N’goto
1
{album}
Camponotus (Myrmacrhaphe) gabonensis
B Taylor det.

Central African Republic
P Annoyer
HG
12-18.x.2008
Dzanga-Sangha
03°03'58.3" N
16°08'59.6" E
528 m; Camp 1; Ayous Barber ayous Camp controlo
1
{album}
Camponotus (Myrmacrhaphe) gabonensis
B Taylor det.
Central African Republic
P Annoyer
JW
19.x.2008
Dzanga-Sangha
03°01'49.5" N
16°08'31.7" E
567 m
Camp 2; 18h-2h; A la base du kungu, à 50 m du camp
1
{album}

{Camponotus gabonensis major}The photomontage is of a major worker from Congo, Réserve de Lésio-Louna, collected by Eric Zassi (sp 09).


{Camponotus gabonensis minor}The photomontage is of a minor worker from Congo, Réserve de Lésio-Louna; collected by Eric Zassi sp 56).


{Camponotus gabonensis minor}The photomontage is of a minor worker from the Central African Republic, Dzangha Sangha National Park; collector Philippe Annoyer (DF 03).


{Camponotus gabonensis} The photomontage is of a worker from the Central African Republic, Camp 1; collector Philippe Annoyer (CAR HG).


{Camponotus gabonensis male}The photomontage is of a male from the Central African Republic, Dzangha Sangha National Park; collector Philippe Annoyer (CAR JW).

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