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Species: Camponotus aegyptiacus   Emery, 1915 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Camponotus maculatus subsp. aegyptiacus Emery, 1915d PDF: 79 (w.) EGYPT. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Menozzi, 1932e PDF: 453 (q.m.).
[Also described as new by Emery, 1915e PDF: 22.].
Raised to species, senior synonym of Camponotus infrasquameus and material of the unavailable names Camponotus claveaui, Camponotus sudanicus referred here: Baroni Urbani, 1972 PDF: 130.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Benin, Egypt, Eritrea, Niger, Senegal
    Asia: Oman, Yemen
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Santschi 1935b

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ground nest.

Elevations: collected at 435 m

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus aegyptiacus: casent0905264, casent0905265; syntype of Camponotus maculatus aegyptiacus claveaui: casent0911888, casent0911889; syntype of Camponotus maculatus aegyptiacus sudanicus: casent0911890, casent0911891; syntype of Camponotus maculatus infrasquameus: casent0911892, casent0911893; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Camponotus maculatus aegyptiacus hyksos: casent0911887



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