The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Orthonotomyrmex
Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) mayri Forel

Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) mayri Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type locality South Africa (Camponotus Mayri n. sp., Forel, 1879a: 92, illustrated, minor/media worker) Valdezia Mission, Berthoud - see below
subspecies chimporensis (Camponotus (Othronotomyrmex) mayri For. v., chimporensis n. var., Santschi, 1930b: 80, workers of variable size) Angola, Chimporo, 3 workers, and Cakindo (Kakindo = Caquindo at 1527'S, 1703'E), 1 worker - see below.
Worker only known .

{Camponotus mayri}Forel's (1879a) description is at {original description}. Santschi's (1930b) description of chimporensis is at {original description}. Arnold (1924: 712) gave an illustrated translation; this is at {original description}.

{Camponotus mayri}Arnold (1946) provided a further description and notes (with Camponotus sankisianus), this is at {original description}.

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

{Camponotus chimporensis major}The photomontage of the chimporensis type major worker is collated from

Oxford University Museum specimens

Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) mayri
B Taylor det.

Y Braet
Gabon 122
0034' N
0919' E
Sesame & forest, sweep net

{Camponotus mayri}The photomontage is of a major worker from Gabon, Pongara National Park; collector Yves Braet (Gabon 122).

2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2014 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.