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Species: Camponotus thoracicus   (Fabricius, 1804) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Formica thoracica Fabricius, 1804 PDF: 397 (q.) ALGERIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Unresolved junior primary homonym of Formica thoracica Olivier, 1792: 503 (Bolton, 1995b: 127).].
Emery, 1908a PDF: 193 (s.w.m.).
Junior synonym of Camponotus maculatus: Roger, 1863b PDF: 2; Mayr, 1865 PDF: 27.
Revived from synonymy as subspecies of Camponotus maculatus: Forel, 1906c PDF: 189.
Revived status as species: Emery, 1920b PDF: 256.
Revived status as species: Pisarski, 1971a PDF: 674; Dlussky & Zabelin, 1985: 236.
Senior synonym of Camponotus dichrous: Emery, 1908a PDF: 193.
[If synonymy confirmed then Camponotus dichrous will be the first available replacement name.].

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, South Africa, Tunisia
    Asia: Iraq, Israel
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus thoracicus   Mohamed, S., Zalat, S. & Fadl, H., 2001, Taxonomy of ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) collected by pitfall traps from Sinai and Delta region, Egypt., Egyptian Journal of Natural History 3, pp. 40-61: 44, (download) 44 21622
Camponotus thoracicus   Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Alipanah, H., 2008, A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 11, pp. 151-159: 154-159, (download) 154-159 21820
Camponotus thoracicus   Forel, A., 1905, Miscellanea myrmicologiques, II (1905)., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 49, pp. 155-185: 180, (download) 180 4001

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Desert, Cultives, 1 times found in oasis, 1 times found in Dunes, Tamarix, 1 times found in Garden.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times Foraging.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 750 - 990 meters, 830 meters average

Type specimens: Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Camponotus compressus thoracica beta: casent0912059, casent0912060, casent0912061; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Camponotus compressus thoracicus delta: casent0912062, casent0912063; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Camponotus compressus thoracicus herodes: casent0912064; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Camponotus compressus thoracicus nigrithorax: casent0912065, casent0912066; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Camponotus compressus thoracicus spahis: casent0912067, casent0912068; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Camponotus maculatus thoracicus incommoda: casent0910249, casent0910250; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Camponotus maculatus thoracicus minor: casent0910251, casent0910252; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Camponotus maculatus thoracicus sanctoides: casent0910253, casent0910254



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