Camponotus shaqualavensis

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Camponotus shaqualavensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. shaqualavensis
Binomial name
Camponotus shaqualavensis
Pisarski, 1971

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Iran, Iraq (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.

  • arnoldi. Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) arnoldi Pisarski, 1971a: 671, figs. 1-4 (w.) IRAQ. [Junior primary homonym of arnoldi Forel, above.] Replacement name: babau Bolton, 1995b: 87.
  • shaqualavensis. Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) jaliensis subsp. shaqualavensis Pisarski, 1971a: 672, figs. 5-9 (s.w.) IRAQ. Raised to species: Radchenko, 1996b: 1200 (in key). Senior synonym of babau: Radchenko, 1997d: 810.
  • babau. Camponotus babau Bolton, 1995b: 87. Replacement name for arnoldi Pisarski, 1971a: 671. [Junior primary homonym of arnoldi Forel, 1912a: 75.] Junior synonym of shaqualavensis: Radchenko, 1997d: 810.



  • Pisarski, B. 1971a. Nouvelles espèces de fourmis (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) du sous-genre Tanaemyrmex Ashm. d'Iraq. Bull. Acad. Pol. Sci. Sér. Biol. 19: 671-675 (page 672, figs. 5-9 soldier, worker described)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1996e. A key to the ant genus Camponotus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in Palearctic Asia. Zool. Zh. 7 75: 1195-1203 (page 1200, (in key) Raised to species)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1997d. Review of ants of the subgenera Tanaemyrmex, Colobopsis, Myrmamblis, Myrmosericus, Orthonotomyrmex and Paramyrmamblis of the genus Camponotus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in the Asian Palearctic. Zool. Zh. 76: 806-815 (page 810, Senior synonym of babau)