The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Tanaemyrmex
Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) importunus Forel

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

Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) importunus Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type locality South Africa (Camponotus maculatus F. subsp. sexpunctatus Forel var. importuna n. var., Forel, 1910f: 27, worker; Camponotus maculatus F. subsp. importunus, Forel 1911e: 288, all forms; raised to species Baroni Urbani, 1972: 131) Cape Province, Krebs; all forms described (see Bolton, 1995) .


Forel's (1910f) description is at {original description}. Forel's (1911e) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1922: 635) gave a translation, as ssp of maculatus, this is at {original description}.


{Camponotus importunus major}The photomontage of the type major worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0910058.


{Camponotus importunus minor}The photomontage of the type minor worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0910059.

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