Camponotus lameerei

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Camponotus lameerei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. lameerei
Binomial name
Camponotus lameerei
Emery, 1898

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Specimen Labels


The species populates vegetation~covered bottomland, oases, and mountain forests, inhabiting xylophages' tunnels in old tree trunks (Dlusskii et al. 1990).



Middle Asia, Kazakhstan.

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation (type locality), Turkmenistan.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • lameerei. Camponotus marginatus var. lameerei Emery, 1898c: 150 (s.w.q.m.) UZBEKISTAN.
    • [C. marginatus var. lameerei Emery, 1898a: 226. Nomen nudum.]
    • Combination in C. (Myrmentoma): Emery, 1925b: 118.
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1925b: 118.
    • Subspecies of marginatus: Forel, 1904d: 177; Ruzsky, 1905b: 249; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1923: 242.
    • Subspecies of lateralis: Forel, 1904b: 380.
    • Subspecies of caryae: Wheeler, W.M. 1917c: 29.
    • Status as species: Tarbinsky, 1976: 146 (redescription); Dlussky, 1981a: 17; Dlussky & Zabelin, 1985: 237; Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 136; Bolton, 1995b: 107; Radchenko, 1996b: 1200 (in key); Radchenko, 1997b: 704; Schultz, R. et al. 2006: 205.
    • Senior synonym of barbatus Vashkevich: Radchenko, 1997b: 704.
    • Senior synonym of barbiger: Radchenko, 1997b: 704.
  • barbiger. Camponotus barbiger Donisthorpe, 1941f: 38.
    • Replacement name for Camponotus fallax var. barbatus Vashkevich, 1926: 118. [Junior primary homonym of Camponotus barbatus Roger, 1863a: 138.]
    • Combination in C. (Myrmentoma): Bolton, 1995b: 88.
    • Status as species: Donisthorpe, 1941f: 38; Bolton, 1995b: 88.
    • Junior synonym of lameerei: Radchenko, 1997b: 704.
  • barbatus. Camponotus fallax var. barbatus Vashkevich, 1926: 118 (s.w.q.m.) KAZAKHSTAN.
    • [Junior primary homonym of Camponotus barbatus Roger, 1863a: 138.]
    • Replacement name: Camponotus barbiger Donisthorpe, 1941f: 38.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Emery, C.. "Beiträge zur Kenntniss der palaearktischen Ameisen." Öfversigt af Finska Vetenskaps-Societetens Förhandlingar (Helsinki) 20 (1898): 124-151.
  • Guénard B., and R. R. Dunn. 2012. A checklist of the ants of China. Zootaxa 3558: 1-77.
  • Reznikova Z. I. 2003. Distribution patterns of ants in different natural zones and landscapes in Kazakhstan and West Siberia along a meridian trend. Euroasian Entomological Journal 2(4): 235-342.