Camponotus tahatensis

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Camponotus tahatensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. tahatensis
Binomial name
Camponotus tahatensis
Santschi, 1929

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • tahatensis. Camponotus (Myrmoturba) erigens var. tahaensis Santschi, 1929g: 166 (s.w.) ALGERIA. [First available use of Camponotus (Myrmoturba) erigens st. magister var. tahatensis Santschi, 1929c: 103; unavailable name.] [Also described as new, but Camponotus compressus st. thoracicus var. tahatensis Santschi, 1934f: 171, based on same material; unavailable name.] Subspecies of compressus and justified emendation of spelling to tahatensis: Santschi, 1939d: 82. Raised to species: Bernard, 1953a: 189.

Description

References

  • Bernard, F. 1953a. Les fourmis du Tassili des Ajjer. Pp. 121-250 in: Bernard, F. (ed.) Mission scientifique au Tassili des Ajjer (1949). Volume I. Recherches zoologiques et médicales. Paris: P. Lechevalier, 302 pp. (page 189, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1929g. Note additionnelle aux fourmis du Sahara central récoltées par la Mission du Hoggar (février-mars 1928). Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 20: 164-166 (page 166, soldier, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1939d. Notes sur des Camponotus et autres fourmis de l'Afrique Mineure. Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 19: 66-87 (page 82, Subspecies of compressus, and justified emendation of spelling to tahatensis)