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

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) thales Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type locality Lesotho (Camponotus maculatus F. subsp. Thales n. subsp, Forel, 1910e: 453, all forms; raised to species Emery, 1920c: 6); all forms described (see Bolton, 1995) .


{Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) thales}Forel's (1910e) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1922: 644) gave a translation, as a race of maculatus, this is at {original description}.


{Camponotus thales major}The photomontage of the type major worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0910113.


{Camponotus thales minor}The photomontage of the type minor worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0910114.

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