The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Myrmopsamma
Camponotus (Myrmopsamma) mystaceus Emery

Camponotus (Myrmopsamma) mystaceus Emery

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Camponotus mystaceus n. sp., Emery, 1886: 356, illustrated, major & minor workers & male; Arnold, 1922-1924, 675-678, illustrated, queen) - see below
subspecies
exsanguis (Camponotus mystaceus Em. var. exsanguinis n. var., Forel, 1910f: 28, all forms) Namibia, Prince of Wales Bay, L Schultze - see http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0909949
kamae (Camponotus mystaceus Em. var. kamae n. var., Forel, 1910f: 28, all forms) Namibia, Rooibank, inland of Walvis Bay - see http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0909951
all forms described (see Bolton, 1995) .


{Camponotus mystaceus}Emery's (1886) description is at {original description}. Forel's (1910f) description of exasanguis and kamae is at {original description}; Arnold's (1922-24) translation and further descriptions is at {original description}, {original description} and {original description}.


{Camponotus mystaceus major}The photomontage of the type major worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0905188.


{Camponotus mystaceus minor}The photomontage of the type minor worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0905189.

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