Camponotus barbaricus

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Camponotus barbaricus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. barbaricus
Binomial name
Camponotus barbaricus
Emery, 1905

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Photo Gallery

  • Worker. Photo by Michal Kukla.
  • Queen. Photo by Michal Kukla.
  • Worker. Photo by Michal Kukla.
  • Queen. Photo by Michal Kukla.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria, Gibraltar (type locality), Iberian Peninsula, Malta, Portugal, Spain.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • barbaricus. Camponotus maculatus subsp. barbaricus Emery, 1905d: 31 (s.w.) GIBRALTAR. Emery, 1908a: 197 (q.); Baroni Urbani, 1976: 217 (m.); Baroni Urbani, 1968b: 483 (l.). Combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Santschi, 1923f: 335; in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 100. Subspecies of sylvaticus: Emery, 1920c: 7; Santschi, 1921d: 72 (misspelled as barbarus); Santschi, 1931a: 11; Cagniant, 1964: 109. Raised to species: Baroni Urbani, 1964b: 61; Baroni Urbani, 1968b: 482; Cagniant, 1970c: 32; Schembri & Collingwood, 1981: 437. Material of the unavailable name baeticus referred here by Collingwood, 1978: 72. See also: Emery, 1916b: 229. Current subspecies: nominal plus eubarbaricus, xanthomelas.

Description

References

  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1964b. Studi sulla mirmecofauna d'Italia. II. Formiche di Sicilia. Atti Accad. Gioenia Sci. Nat. (6) 16: 25-66 (page 61, raised to species)
  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1968e. Studi sulla mirmecofauna d'Italia. IV. La fauna mirmecologica delle isole Maltesi ed il suo significato ecologico e biogeografico. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. "Giacomo Doria" 77: 408-559 (page 483, larva described; page 482, raised to species)
  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1976b. Le formiche dell'arcipelago della Galita (Tunisia). Redia 59: 207-223 (page 217, male described)
  • Cagniant, H. 1964 [1962]. Étude de quelques fourmis marocaines. Statistique provisoire des Formicidae du Maroc. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 53: 83-118 (page 109, subspecies of sylvaticus)
  • Cagniant, H. 1970c. Deuxième liste de fourmis d'Algérie, récoltées principalement en forêt (Deuxième partie). Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Toulouse 106: 28-40 (page 32, raised to species)
  • Collingwood, C. A. 1978. A provisional list of Iberian Formicidae with a key to the worker caste (Hym. Aculeata). EOS. Rev. Esp. Entomol. 52: 65-95 (page 72, material of the unavailable name baeticus referred here.)
  • Emery, C. 1905g. Le forme paleartiche del Camponotus maculatus F. Rend. Sess. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (n.s.) 9: 27-44 (page 31, soldier, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1908a. Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1908: 165-205 (page 197, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1916a [1915]. Fauna entomologica italiana. I. Hymenoptera.-Formicidae. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 47: 79-275 (page 229, see also)
  • Emery, C. 1920d. Studi sui Camponotus. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 52: 3-48 (page 7, subspecies of sylvaticus)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 100, combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Santschi, F. 1921d. Formicides nouveaux de l'Afrique du Nord. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 12: 68-77 (page 72, (misspelled as barbarus) subspecies of sylvaticus)
  • Santschi, F. 1923f. Messor et autres fourmis paléarctiques. Rev. Suisse Zool. 30: 317-336 (page 335, combination in C. (Myrmoturba))
  • Santschi, F. 1931a. Inventa entomologica itineris Hispanici et Maroccani, quod a. 1926 fecerunt Harald et Håkan Lindberg. Fourmis du Bassin Méditerranéen occidental et du Maroc récoltées par MM. Lindberg. Comment. Biol. 3(1 14: 1-13 (page 11, subspecies of sylvaticus)
  • Schembri, S. P.; Collingwood, C. A. 1981. A revision of the myrmecofauna of the Maltese Islands (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. "Giacomo Doria" 83: 417-442 (page 437, raised to species)