Camponotus ruseni

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Camponotus ruseni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Subgenus: Tanaemyrmex
Species: C. ruseni
Binomial name
Camponotus ruseni
Karaman, C., 2012

This species is an inquiline in the nests of Camponotus aethiops. It is only known from Turkey.

At a Glance • Inquiline  

 

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Turkey (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Currently Camponotus ruseni and Camponotus universitatis are the only known Camponotus social parasites, despite this genus containing approx. 1,500 species.

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • ruseni. Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) ruseni Karaman, C., 2012: 310, figs. 1-4 (w.) TURKEY.

Description

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