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
Subgenus: Tanaemyrmex
Species complex: samius
Species: C. ionius
Binomial name
Camponotus ionius
Emery, 1920

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Specimen Labels

Identification

A member of the Camponotus samius complex (Tanaemyrmex).

Keys including this Species

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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • ionius. Camponotus (Myrmoturba) samius var. ionia Emery, 1920c: 6.
    • [First available use of Camponotus maculatus subsp. samius var. ionia Emery, 1901e: 59 (w.) GREECE; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • [Misspelled as jonia by Finzi, 1928c: 791; misspelled as ionicus by Petrov, 2006: 109 (in key).]
    • Santschi, 1921a: 116 (q.); Karaman, C. et al. 2011: 190 (m.).
    • Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 100.
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1905d: 36 (in text); Emery, 1908a: 193; Forel, 1911d: 360; Emery, 1914d: 159.
    • Subspecies of samius: Santschi, 1921a: 116; Emery, 1925b: 100; Finzi, 1928c: 791; Finzi, 1930d: 318; Menozzi, 1936d: 300; Finzi, 1939c: 159.
    • [Note: Santschi, 1921a: 116, has sanctus var. ionia, in error for samius var ionia.]
    • Status as species: Aktaç, 1977: 125; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a: 58; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b: 284 (in key); Collingwood, 1993b: 195; Bolton, 1995b: 105; Petrov, 2006: 109 (in key); Lapeva-Gjonova, et al. 2010: 44; Legakis, 2011: 30; Karaman, C. et al. 2011: 190; Borowiec, L. & Salata, 2012: 476; Kiran & Karaman, 2012: 7; Karaman, C. & Aktaç, 2013: 53 (in key); Borowiec, L. 2014: 34; Bračko, et al. 2014: 18; Lebas, et al. 2016: 154; Borowiec, L. & Salata, 2018: 4; Salata & Borowiec, 2018c: 43.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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  • Aktaç, N.. "Studies on the myrmecofauna of Turkey I. Ants of Siirt, Bodrum and Trabzon." Istanbul Universitesi Fen Fakultesi Mecmuasi. Seri B 41 (1977): 115-135.
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  • Legakis Collection Database
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