Camponotus ionius

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Camponotus ionius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. ionius
Binomial name
Camponotus ionius
Emery, 1920

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Identification

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Bulgaria, Greece (type locality), Turkey.

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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.

  • ionius. Camponotus (Myrmoturba) samius var. ionia Emery, 1920c: 6 (w.) GREECE. [First available use of Camponotus maculatus subsp. samius var. ionia Emery, 1901e: 59; unavailable name.] Santschi, 1921a: 116 (q.). Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 100. Raised to species: Aktaç, 1976: 125; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a: 58.

Description

References

  • 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)
  • Aktaç, N. 1977 [1976]. Studies on the myrmecofauna of Turkey I. Ants of Siirt, Bodrum and Trabzon. Istanbul Univ. Fen Fak. Mecm. Seri B 41: 115-135 (page 125, Raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1920d. Studi sui Camponotus. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 52: 3-48 (page 6, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 100, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • 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 300, Variety of samius)
  • Santschi, F. 1921a. Notes sur les fourmis paléarctiques. II. Fourmis d'Asie Mineure récoltées par M. H. Gadeau de Kerville. Bol. R. Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. 21: 110-116 (page 116, queen described)