Camponotus hesperius Emery

Espadaler, X., 2007, The ants of El Hierro (Canary Islands)., Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E. O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions., Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, 80, pp. 113-127: 121

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Camponotus hesperius Emery


17. Camponotus hesperius Emery  HNS 

(2, w q; 5, w; 6, w q; 9, w; 10, w q; 11, w; 12, w; 13, w q; 16, w; 24, w q; 25, w; 27, w). This big and beautiful shining species is usually found from mid to high altitude, up to 1300 m, the lowest point at 200 m. Usually soil nesting, it can be found under stones also in very humid spots on volcanic charcoal.