Galapagos Species Checklist

Camponotus macilentus

F. Smith, 1877

Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Division Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Hymenoptera
Suborder Apocrita
Superfamily Vespoidea
Family Formicidae
Subfamily Formicinae
Seccion Camponotini
Genus Camponotus

Camponotus macilentus  F. Smith, 1877


English common name: Galapagos carpenter ant

Name status: Accepted name; taxon occurs in Galapagos.

Last updated: 28 Jan 2014


  • In
  • Na

  • En

    Taxon occurs only in Galapagos.

  • Hy
  • Id
  • Mi
  • EnQ
    Questionable Endemic
  • Re
  • Va


Galapagos island groups: Fernandina, Floreana, Isabela, Marchena, Pinta, Santa Cruz, Santiago.

Please be aware that this distribution map is automatically generated from database records (CDF and external specimens, literature records, and observations) and may not accurately reflect the currently-known distribution for all species.


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  • McMullen, C.K. (2010) Nocturnal and diurnal pollination of Clerodendrum molle (Verbenaceae) in the Galápagos Islands Plant Syst Evol (2011) 292:15-23
  • McMullen, C.K. (2011) Pollination of the heterostylos Galápagos native, Cordia lutea (Boraginaceae) Plant Syst Evol (2012) 298:569-579
  • Stitz, H. (1932) The Norwegian Zoological Expedition to the Galapagos Islands 1925, Conducted by Alf Wollebæk. 5. Formicidae. Med. Zool. Mus., Oslo 31: 367-372.
  • von Aesch, L., Cherix, D. (2005) Introduced Ant Species and Mechanisms of Competition on Floreana Island (Galápagos, Ecuador) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 45(2): 463-481.