The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Paramyrmamblys
Camponotus (Paramyrmamblys) orites Santschi

Camponotus (Paramyrmamblys) orites Santschi

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Camponotus (Myrmamblys) orites n. sp., Santschi, 1919a: 346, illustrated, worker; Arnold, 1926: 290, major) Cape Province, Mt Matroosberg, 5-7000", R W Tucker - see
junior synonym orinodromus from same location (Camponotus (Myrmamblys) orindromus n. sp., Santschi, 1919a: 347, illustrated, worker - see
synonymy by Arnold, 1926: 291); soldier and worker only known (see Bolton, 1995) .

{Camponotus orites}Santschi's (1919a) description, with that of orinodromus is at {original description}. Arnold (1926) gave a translation, description of the soldier and synonymy of orinodromus; this is at {original description}.

Camponotus orites majorThe photomontage is of a syntype, probably major, worker collated from
Matches the type, link above, from the same collection.

Camponotus orites majorThe photomontage is of the type minor worker collated from

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