Camponotus (Myrmoturba) acvapimensis Mayr,

Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 236

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20597

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Camponotus (Myrmoturba) acvapimensis Mayr
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Camponotus (Myrmoturba) acvapimensis Mayr  HNS 

Faradje, [[soldier]], [[worker]]; Garamba, [[soldier]], [[worker]]; Bolengi, near Coquilhatville, [[soldier]], [[worker]]; Stanleyville, [[worker]]; Thysville, [[worker]]; Vankerckhovenville, [[soldier]], [[worker]]; Niangara, [[soldier]], [[worker]]; Akenge, [[soldier]], [[worker]] (Lang and Chapin); Zambi, [[soldier]], [[worker]]; Thysville, [[worker]] (J. Bequaert). Of the numerous specimens of this small black species, thirty from Garamba and Niangara are from the stomachs of toads (Bufo regularis and funereus). A single major worker from Faradje is from the stomach of a frog (Rana occipitalis). The specimens from Bolengi were found nesting in the trunk of an oil-palm; some of those from Faradje were captured while attending plant lice on the young leaves of orange trees. The distribution of this species is shown on Map 40.