Camponotus boghossiani

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Camponotus boghossiani
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Subgenus: Myrmentoma
Species group: kiesenwetteri
Species: C. boghossiani
Binomial name
Camponotus boghossiani
Forel, 1911

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Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Greece (type locality), Turkey (type locality).

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

  • boghossiani. Camponotus boghossiani Forel, 1911d: 357 (s.w.) TURKEY.
    • Combination in C. (Orthonotomyrmex): Forel, 1914a: 273.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmentoma): Emery, 1925b: 121.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1925b: 121; Bolton, 1995b: 89; Radchenko, 1996b: 1197 (in key); Radchenko, 1997b: 705; Karaman, C. et al. 2011: 185; Borowiec, L. & Salata, 2012: 472; Karaman, C. & Aktaç, 2013: 50 (in key); Borowiec, L. 2014: 27 (see note in bibliography); Borowiec, L. & Salata, 2018: 4; Salata & Borowiec, 2018c: 7.
    • Senior synonym of stenotica: Salata & Borowiec, 2018c: 7.
  • angustatus. Camponotus kiesenwetteri r. angustatus Forel, 1889: 261 (w.) GREECE.
    • [Junior secondary homonym of Formica angustata Latreille, 1798: 34.]
    • Subspecies of kiesenwetteri: Emery, 1896d 376 (in list).
    • Replacement name: Camponotus boghossiani var. stenotica Emery, 1915h: 7.
  • stenoticus. Camponotus boghossiani var. stenotica Emery, 1915h: 7.
    • Replacement name for Camponotus kiesenwetteri angustatus Forel, 1889: 261. [Junior secondary homonym of Formica angustata Latreille, 1798: 34.]
    • Subspecies of boghossiani: Emery, 1925b: 121; Bolton, 1995b: 125; Legakis, 2011: 33.
    • Junior synonym of boghossiani: Salata & Borowiec, 2018c: 7.

Taxonomic Notes

Camponotus kiesenwetteri angustatus: The taxon has been described from Samos. There are no types in the Forel collection in Musee d'Histoire Naturelle Genève and the original description does not allow an identification to the species level (Seifert, 2019).