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Species: Camponotus ruber   Emery, 1925 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus sicheli var. rubra Emery, 1925d PDF: 121 (w.q.) ALGERIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Camponotus lateralis sicheli rubra Karavaiev, 1912a PDF: 20; unavailable name.].
[Misspelled as rufa by Emery, 1925e PDF: 63;Santschi, 1931a: 13.].
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1925e PDF: 63 (in key).
Status as species: Cagniant, 1996B: 92; Cagniant, 1996C PDF: 252; Cagniant, 2006 PDF: 194; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 40.
[Note: in both Cagniant, 1996B, and Cagniant, 1996C PDF, the name ruber/rubra is referred to Forel, 1894. There is no ruber/rubra in any of Forel's publications of that year, only a "variété rouge", which does not constitute a formal taxonomic name. Corrected to ruber Emery: Cagniant, 2006 PDF: 194.].


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Algeria, Morocco
    Europe: Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Pinar, 2 times found in Encinar, 1 times found in Bosque pinos declive ladera, 1 times found in Juniperus sp., 1 times found in Pinar en salinas, 1 times found in Pinus halepensis+pistacea lentiscus.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times nbp, 2 times Nido bajo piedra, 1 times Nido en Piedra, 1 times Nido en rama pino, 1 times Nest under stone, 1 times Bajo arbusto.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1560 meters, 261 meters average

Type specimens:

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