Camponotus tergestinus

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Camponotus tergestinus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. tergestinus
Binomial name
Camponotus tergestinus
Müller, 1921

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Specimen Labels

Little is known about the species’ ecology and life-history (Ionescu-Hirsch et al. 2009). It prefers warm habitats, probably nests in oak wood (Marko et al., 2009).


Keys including this Species


Marko et al. (2009) - This species shows a scattered distribution. It is currently known from a few locations in Italy (F. Rigato pers. comm.), from Slovenia (Bračko 2007), Hungary (Ionescu-Hirsch et al. 2009) and from the European part of Turkey (Agosti and Collingwood 1987a).

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Bulgaria, Hungary, Italy (type locality), Romania, Slovenia, Turkey.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • tergestinus. Camponotus tergestinus Müller, 1921: 46 (w.q.) ITALY. Combination in C. (Myrmentoma): Emery, 1925b: 119. See also: Baroni Urbani, 1971c: 196.