Camponotus jizani

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Camponotus jizani
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. jizani
Binomial name
Camponotus jizani
Collingwood, 1985

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Saudi Arabia (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: Oman.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Collingwood and Agosti (1996) – This species is abundant in the lower valleys of south-west Yemen just as it is around Fayfa in Saudi Arabia. The rather similar Camponotus flavomarginatus seems to be more restricted to the mountains where, as in the Asir mountains and the Sumara and Sangani passes in Yemen, it occurred on rugged land over 2200 m.

Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • jizani. Camponotus jizani Collingwood, 1985: 281, figs. 71, 73 (w.) SAUDI ARABIA. Current subgenus C. (Myrmosericus): Bolton, 1995b: 106.

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