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Species: Camponotus kiesenwetteri   (Roger, 1859) 

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Camponotus kiesenwetteri cyprius

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Formica (Hypoclinea) kiesenwetteri Roger, 1859 PDF: 241 (w., not m., see Mayr, 1861 PDF: 39) GREECE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1886e PDF: clxi (q.m.).
Current subspecies: nominal plus Camponotus kiesenwetteri cyprius, Camponotus nitidescens.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Iran
    Europe: Greece
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in oak woodland, 2 times found in olive plantations, 2 times found in pine forest, 1 times found in frygana with limestone rocks, 1 times found in rocky gorge with deciduous trees, 1 times found in limestone gorge with deciduous trees and shrubs, 1 times found in Ruderal, 1 times found in mountain plateau, 1 times found in seashore with frygana and Pinus trees, 1 times found in summer resort in a pine forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times under stone, 3 times on trunk of coniferous tree, 3 times on shrubs, 1 times ground forager(s), 2 times from herbs, 1 times on trunk of Pinus tree, 1 times on trunk coniferous tree, 1 times on trunk, 1 times on truncus of Juniperus, 1 times on Pinus tree, 1 times on pine trunk, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times sweep, 1 times by hand, 1 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 2 - 800 meters, 187 meters average

Type specimens: type of Camponotus kiesenwetteri: focol2486, focol2487; type of Camponotus kiesenwetteri r. angustatus: focol2488

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