The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Myrmopelta
Camponotus (Myrmopelta) arminius Forel

Camponotus (Myrmopelta) arminius Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Mozambique (Camponotus Barbarossa Emery subsp. Arminius n. subsp., Forel, 1910e: 457, major & minor workers; raised to species by Santschi, 1921f: 311) Delagoa, by Liengmei as the type of the subgenus
subspecies bicontractus (Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) Barbarossa Em. r. Arminius For. v. bicontracta n. v., Forel, 1914d: 256) from South Africa, Durban, G Arnold - see http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0910562
workers only known (see Bolton, 1995; where the type location is given wrongly as Madagascar) .


Forel's (1910e) description is at {original description}. Forel's (1914d) description of bicontractus is at {original description}. Arnold (1924: 720) provided a translation; this is at {original description}.


{Camponotus (Myrmopelta) arminius}The photomontage of the type is collated and slightly enhanced from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0102445

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