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Species: Camponotus samius   Forel, 1889 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus rubripes r. Samius Forel, 1889 PDF: 262 (s.w.) GREECE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 251.
Revived status as species: Emery, 1920d 10.5281/zenodo.25547 PDF: 6; Emery, 1925d PDF: 100; Finzi, 1930d PDF: 318.
Senior synonym of Camponotus spagnolinii and material of the unavailable name Camponotus bosphoricus referred here: Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 219.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in pine forest, 1 times found in deciduous forest, 1 times found in S-slope, transition rocky steppe-Quercus cerris forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times under stone, 1 times leaf litter under 0.5 m tall oak (-5-0 cm).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 500 meters, 203 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Camponotus samius: casent0910259; paralectotype of Camponotus samius: casent0910260; syntype of Camponotus samius spagnolinii: casent0905290, casent0905291; type of Camponotus maculatus samius var. laevignathus: focol2432, focol2433; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Camponotus maculatus samius bosphoricus: casent0910258

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