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Species: Camponotus guanchus   Santschi, 1908 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus Sicheli var. Guancha Santschi, 1908 PDF: 534 (w.q.) "NORTH AFRICA". Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Cagniant & Espadaler, 1993a PDF: 426.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Macaronesia
    Europe: Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Canary Islands

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Espadaler, X., 2007, The ants of El Hierro (Canary Islands)., Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E. O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions., Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, 80, pp. 113-127

18. Camponotus guanchus SantschiHNS

(11, w q m; 16, w m). Nests were found in dead wood and rock crevices at the thermophile juniper forest. In December 2003, winged queens and males were present inside the nests. This Canarian species is known from the islands of Tenerife, La Palma and El Hierro.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus guanchus: casent0911695, casent0912189



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