Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print:      Citation: AntWeb. Version 8.21. California Academy of Science, online at Accessed .

· For web:

Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) melanoticus   Emery, 1894 

Download Data

See Also:

Camponotus melanoticus catharinae, Camponotus melanoticus flavopubens, Camponotus melanoticus kempfi, Camponotus melanoticus paranaensis, Camponotus melanoticus publicola, Camponotus melanoticus valerius

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 6 valid subspecies

Camponotus (Myrmosphincta) sexguttatus var. melanoticus Emery, 1894d PDF: 167 (w.) BOLIVIA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1911e PDF: 310 (m.).
Raised to species: Forel, 1899h PDF: 136; Emery, 1920b PDF: 255; Santschi, 1922d PDF: 99.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraná, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Concepción, Cordillera, Guairá, Misiones

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus melanoticus   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 28, (download) 28 21367
Camponotus melanoticus   Forel, A., 1911, Ameisen des Herrn Prof. v. Ihering aus Brasilien (Sao Paulo usw.) nebst einigen anderen aus Südamerika und Afrika (Hym.)., Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1911, pp. 285-312: 310, (download) 310 4029

Specimen Habitat Summary

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

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 90 - 135 meters, 112 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Camponotus melanoticus: casent0905810; syntype of Camponotus melanoticus: casent0905258; syntype of Camponotus sexguttatus melanoticus: casent0905222

See something amiss? Send us an email.