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Species: Camponotus kurdistanicus   Emery, 1898 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus gestroi subsp. kurdistanicus Emery, 1898c PDF: 151 (w.q.) RUSSIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Emery, 1920b PDF: 257; Emery, 1920d 10.5281/zenodo.25547 PDF: 25.
See also: Emery, 1925e PDF: 70.


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Pfeiffer, M., 2010, New records of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Iran., Asian Myrmecology 3, pp. 29-38

Camponotus kurdistanicus EmeryHNS, 1898

Material: 13 ?, transitional region between Alborz Range forest steppe and Central Persian deserts, Khojir National Park GoogleMaps (35°38'54'N, 51°43'44'E), 1485 m asl, 1.V.2008, leg. Omid Paknia GoogleMapsGoogleMaps; 2 $, Zagros Mountains forest steppe, Kurdistan, Bane GoogleMaps (~ 35°59'N, 45°53'E), ~1557 m asl., summer 2004, leg. Shahin Mostafai GoogleMapsGoogleMaps.

Remarks: This species was known from Anatolia, Iraq and Azerbaijan (Emery 1898, 1925; Pisarski 1971; Radchenko 1997c).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Rural area.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times by hand, 1 times Pitfall B 17.

Elevations: collected from 1475 - 1964 meters, 1719 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus kurdistanicus: casent0905392

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