The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Myrmotrema
Camponotus (Myrmotrema) postoculatus Forel

Camponotus (Myrmotrema) postoculatus Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Camponotus (Myrmotrema) postoculatus n. sp., Forel, 1914d: 254, major & minor workers) Durban, Natal, G Arnold; major & minor workers only described (see Bolton, 1995) .


Forel's (1914d) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1924: 724, 730) gave a translation, this is at {original description}.


{Camponotus postoculatus major}The photomontage of a media worker from the type collection is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0910496.


{Camponotus postoculatus major}The photomontage of a non-type major worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0910496.


{Camponotus postoculatus minor}The photomontage of a minor worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0910496.


{Camponotus postoculatus}Speculatively, the specimens in this field photograph, taken in Pretoria, South Africa, by Joan Young, no. 100-8627, are postoculatus, with the distinctive thick whitish erect pilosity.

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