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Species: Camponotus somalinus   André, 1887 

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See Also:

Camponotus somalinus curtior, Camponotus somalinus pattensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Camponotus somalinus André, 1887 PDF: 280 (w.) SOMALIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Menozzi, 1930b PDF: 117 (m.).


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Ethiopia, Somalia
    Asia: Yemen
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Santschi 1914b

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus somalinus nov. sp.  Andre, E., 1887, Description de quelques fourmis nouvelles ou imparfaitement connues., Revista de Entomologia 6, pp. 280-298: 280-281, (download) 280-281 6877
Camponotus somalinus   Mayr, G., 1895, Afrikanische Formiciden., Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 10, pp. 124-154: 150, (download) 150 4387
Camponotus (Myrmoturba) somalinus   Santschi, F., 1914, Formicidae., Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911 - 1912). Résultats scientifiques. Hyménoptères 2, pp. 41-148: 132, (download) 132 8111
Camponotus somalinus   Mayr, G., 1893, Formiciden von Herrn Dr. Fr. Stuhlmann in Ost-Afrika gesammelt., Jahrbuch der Hamburgischen Wissenschaftlichen Anstalten 10, pp. 193-201: 3, (download) 3 4386
Camponotus somalinus nov. sp.  André, E, 1887, Description de quelques fourmis nouvelles ou imparfaitement connues., Revue d'Entomologie (Caen) 6, pp. 280-298: 280-281, (download) 280-281 6877

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Savannah.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ground nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand, 1 times Human dung trap.

Elevations: collected at 900 m

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus somalinus: casent0910271, casent0913692, casent0913693

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