Compact Carpenter Ant

Camponotus planatus
Camponotus planatus
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Camponotus planatus, known generally as the compact carpenter ant or short carpenter ant, is one of three Camponotus species that is polygynous (having more than one queen), it also is a species of ant in the family Formicidae.

Compact Carpenter Ant

Camponotus planatus

Is Compact Carpenter Ant harmful?

There is no data about harmful of this species. Don't forget to be careful.

Sientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Insecta
order: Hymenoptera
family: Formicidae
genus: Camponotus


- Camponotus planatus acaciae Emery, 1920 - Camponotus planatus colombicus Forel, 1899 - Camponotus planatus continentis Forel, 1901 - Camponotus planatus esdras Forel, 1916 - Camponotus planatus planatus Roger, 1863


- Hansson C, Lachaud J, Pérez-Lachaud G (2011). "Entedoninae wasps (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Eulophidae) associated with ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in tropical America, with new species and notes on their biology". ZooKeys 134: 62–82.

Further reading

- Arnett, Ross H. (2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. CRC Press.