Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print: . Accessed

· For web:

Species: Camponotus natalensis   (Smith, 1858) 

Download Data

See Also:

Camponotus natalensis corvus, Camponotus natalensis diabolus, Camponotus natalensis fulvipes, Camponotus natalensis politiceps

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 4 valid subspecies

Formica natalensis Smith, 1858a PDF: 33 (s.w.q.m.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Arnold, 1922 PDF: 652.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Lydenburg Thornveld, 1 times found in montane rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 1 times old decaying trees.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 300 - 1350 meters, 1200 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus natalensis: casent0903521

See something amiss? Send us an email.