The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Tanaemyrmex
Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) baynei Arnold

maculatus species group
TL 8-10-12 mm plus; alitrunk profile convex in a smooth elongated curve, propodeal declivity not or poorly separable from dorsum, if the latter always much shorter than dorsum; petiole scale of major cuneiform, with convex anterior face and quite sharp dorsal margin; mostly bicoloured with alitrunk lighter and distinct light areas on gaster; dimorphic (?) minors with head narrowed posteriorly but not dramatically so and without any "neck".

Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) baynei Arnold

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type locality South Africa (Camponotus maculatus race baynei n. race., Arnold, 1922: 632, major & minor workers; raised to species Emery, 1925b: 92) Hermanus, Cape Prov., L Lochee-Bayne; major and minor workers only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Arnold's (1922) description is at {original description}.

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{Camponotus baynei}The photomontage of a paratype minor worker is collated from

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