The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Tanaemyrmex
Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) ligeus Donisthorpe

acvapimensis species-group
Small (for genus) TL soldier < 10 mm; minor heads sub-ovoid to square; alitrunk profile interrupted shallowly convex but propodeum markedly angular; mostly dark near black.

Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) ligeus Donisthorpe

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type locality Ethiopia (Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) ligea sp. n., Donisthorpe, 1931b: 632, major & minor workers) Mt Chillálo, ca 9000', 12.xi.1926, Dr H Scott; major & minor workers only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Donisthorpe's (1931b) description is at {original description}.

Camponotus ligeus majorThe photomontage is of the holotype major worker collated from

Camponotus ligeus minorThe photomontage is of a paratype minor worker collated from

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