Camponotus turkestanicus

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Camponotus turkestanicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. turkestanicus
Binomial name
Camponotus turkestanicus
Emery, 1887

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Afghanistan, China, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan (type locality), Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation, Turkmenistan.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • turkestanicus. Camponotus sylvaticus st. turkestanicus Emery, 1887a: 212 (w.) KAZAKHSTAN. Ruzsky, 1905b: 203 (q.m.); Emery, 1908a: 203 (s.w.q.m.). Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 95. Subspecies of maculatus: Emery, 1896d: 370; Ruzsky, 1902c: 3; Forel, 1911e: 290. Raised to species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 255; Emery, 1920c: 8. See also: Tarbinsky, 1976: 158; Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 551. Senior synonym of kaschgariensis: Forel, 1904b: 378; of attila: Radchenko, 1996b: 1201 (in key).
  • kaschgariensis. Camponotus maculatus r. kaschgariensis Forel, 1901h: 67 (s.w.q.) CHINA. Junior synonym of turkestanicus: Forel, 1904b: 378.
  • attila. Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) attila Stärcke, 1935: 264, fig. 3 (s.) TURKMENIA. Junior synonym of turkestanicus: Radchenko, 1996b: 1201 (in key).



  • Arnol'di, K. V.; Dlussky, G. M. 1978. Superfam. Formicoidea. 1. Fam. Formicidae - ants. Pp. 519-556 in: Medvedev, G. S. (ed.) Keys to the insects of the European part of the USSR. Vol. 3. Hymenoptera. Part 1. Opredeliteli Faune SSSR 119:3-584. (page 551, see also)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 255, Raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1887a [1886]. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia. [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 24[=(2)(4): 209-240 (page 212, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1896j. Saggio di un catalogo sistematico dei generi Camponotus, Polyrhachis e affini. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)5:363-382 (page 370, Subspecies of maculatus)
  • Emery, C. 1908a. Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1908: 165-205 (page 203, soldier, worker, queen, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1920d. Studi sui Camponotus. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 52: 3-48 (page 8, Raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 95, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Forel, A. 1904c [1903]. Note sur les fourmis du Musée Zoologique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences à St. Pétersbourg. Ezheg. Zool. Muz. 8: 368-388 (page 378, Senior synonym of kaschgariensis)
  • Forel, A. 1911e. Ameisen des Herrn Prof. v. Ihering aus Brasilien (Sao Paulo usw.) nebst einigen anderen aus Südamerika und Afrika (Hym.). Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1911: 285-312 (page 290, Subspecies of maculatus)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1996e. A key to the ant genus Camponotus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in Palearctic Asia. Zool. Zh. 7 75: 1195-1203 (page 1201, Senior synonym of attila (in key))
  • Ruzsky, M. 1902c. The ants of the vicinity of the Aral Sea. Izv. Turkest. Otd. Imp. Rus. Geogr. Obshch. 3(1 1: 1-24 (page 3, Subspecies of maculatus)
  • Ruzsky, M. 1905b. The ants of Russia. (Formicariae Imperii Rossici). Systematics, geography and data on the biology of Russian ants. Part I. Tr. Obshch. Estestvoispyt. Imp. Kazan. Univ. 38(4-6 6: 1-800 (page 203, queen, male described)
  • Tarbinsky, Y. S. 1976. The ants of Kirghizia. Frunze: Ilim, 217 pp. (page 158, see also)