Camponotus candiotes

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Camponotus candiotes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. candiotes
Binomial name
Camponotus candiotes
Emery, 1894

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Palaearctic Region: Greece (type locality), Turkey.

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

  • candiotes. Camponotus lateralis var. candiotes Emery, 1894j: 10 (w.) GREECE. Combination in C. (Myrmentoma): Emery, 1925a: 68; Emery, 1925b: 120. Subspecies of piceus: Emery, 1925a: 68; Menozzi, 1936d: 304. Raised to species: Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a: 58.



  • Agosti, D.; Collingwood, C. A. 1987a. A provisional list of the Balkan ants (Hym. Formicidae) and a key to the worker caste. I. Synonymic list. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 60: 51-62 (page 58, raised to species)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 90, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1894k. Alcune formiche dell'isola di Creta. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. Resoc. Adun. 26: 7-10 (page 10, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 120, combination in C. (Myrmentoma))
  • Emery, C. 1925e. I Camponotus (Myrmentoma) paleartici del gruppo lateralis. Rend. Sess. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna Cl. Sci. Fis. (n.s.) 29: 62-72 (page 68, combination in C. (Myrmentoma), variety of piceus)
  • Menozzi, C. 1936b. Nuovi contributi alla conoscenza della fauna delle Isole italiane dell'Egeo. VI. Hymenoptera - Formicidae. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 29: 262-311 (page 304, variety of piceus)