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Species: Camponotus acvapimensis   Mayr, 1862 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Camponotus acvapimensis Mayr, 1862 PDF: 664 (w.) GHANA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1915c PDF: 348 (m.); Arnold, 1922: 656 (s.q.).
Senior synonym of Camponotus mombassae: Wheeler, 1922: 948; of Camponotus flavosetosus, Camponotus poultoni: Brown, 1956a PDF: 39.
See also: Menozzi, 1930b PDF: 118.


Afrotropical Region: Africa, Cameroon, Eastern Africa, Eritrea, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Margibi, Middle Africa, Nigeria, Tanzania, Togo, Western Africa, Zimbabwe
Indomalaya Region: Asia
Palearctic Region: Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Western Asia, Yemen

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Forel 1907g


Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Mayr, G., 1895, Afrikanische Formiciden., Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 10, pp. 124-154

C. acvapimensis MayrHNS.

In Westafrika, und zwar: Los-Inseln, Grand Bassa und Junk River in Liberia, Old-Calabar, Camerun (Dr. Brauns), Sierra Leone (Belg. Museum).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times associated with Pseudococcus on young cacao.

Elevations: collected from 366 - 931 meters, 554 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Camponotus flavosetosus: casent0903527; paratype of Camponotus flavosetosus: casent0903528; syntype (?) of Camponotus acvapimensis: casent0915680; syntype of Camponotus acwapimensis poultoni: casent0910101, casent0910102; type of Camponotus acvapimensis: focol2420, focol2421

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