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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) werthi   Forel, 1908 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) werthi Forel, 1908b PDF: 18 (w.) KERGUELEN. Antarctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1914d PDF: 253 (s.); Arnold, 1922 PDF: 661 (q.)
Status as species: Forel, 1914d PDF: 253; Arnold, 1922 PDF: 660; Emery, 1925d PDF: 104; Arnold, 1949 PDF: 272; Arnold, 1959 PDF: 336; Bolton, 1995b: 130.

Taxon Page Images:

Camponotus werthi. Tygerberg Nature Reserve, Cape Town, South Africa; 25 May 2016. Photos and collection by Philip Herbst

// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa
    Antarctica_region: Kerguelen Islands
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Antarctica

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times in Wohnhaus.

Collect Date Range: collected between 1902-06-26 00:00:00.0 and 1912-08-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus werthi: casent0910315; type of Camponotus werthi: focol2302, focol2303, focol2452

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