The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Myrmosericus
Camponotus (Myrmosericus) zimmermanni Forel

Camponotus (Myrmosericus) zimmermanni Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Ethiopia (Camponotus Zimmermanni n. spec., Forel, 1894b: 66, worker TL 4.5-6 mm) South Abyssinia, Ilg - see below
subspecies pansus (Camponotus (Myrmosericus) zimmermanni For. var. pansus n. var., Santschi, 1926c: 613, worker) Kenya, Taveta - see below
worker only known (see Bolton, 1995) .

Forel's (1894b) description of the worker is at {original description}. Santschi's (1926c) description of pansus is at {original description}.

{Camponotus zimmermanni minor}The photomontage of the type minor is collated from

{Camponotus zimmermanni pansus major}The photomontage of the type major of pansus is collated from

Oxford University Museum specimens

Camponotus (Myrmosericus) zimmermnni
B Taylor det.
South Africa
S Danflous
Sudwala Caves
2522'09" S
3041'58" E
Gaufeng Province; 166 m

{Camponotus zimmermanni media} The photomontage is of what appears to be a media worker of zimmermanni from Rwanda, collector Gabriel Bizimungu, from a coffee plantation, at Bicumbi, 2005.

2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.