The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Myrmisolepis
Camponotus (Myrmisolepis) vespertinus Arnold - new placement

Camponotus (Myrmisolepis) vespertinus Arnold - new placement

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type locality Zimbabwe (Camponotus (subgenus ?) vespertinus sp. n., Arnold, 1960b: 456, illustrated, worker) Balla-Balla, 24.xii.1957, G Arnold - no images on Antweb (September 2014); worker only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

{Camponotus cubangensis dofleini}Arnold's (1960b) description is at {original description}; he felt unable to make a subgenus placement but it appears to be a straightforward Myrmisolepis.

2007, 2011, 2014 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.