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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) turkestanus   André, 1882 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Camponotus sylvaticus var. turkestanus André, 1882a PDF: 145 (w.) KAZAKHSTAN? Palearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: Kazakhstan?: “déserts d’Aral” (no collector’s name). Primary type depository: MNHN. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as turcestanus by Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 253; Emery, 1920d 10.5281/zenodo.25547 PDF: 6, 10 (in key); Pisarski, 1969b: 305, and others.]
Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 255; Emery, 1920d 10.5281/zenodo.25547 PDF: 6, 10 (in key); Emery, 1925d PDF: 101; Menozzi, 1933b PDF: 82 (in key); Collingwood, 1961a PDF: 74; Collingwood, 1961c PDF: 289; Pisarski, 1969b: 305; Tarbinsky, 1976 PDF: 156 (redescription); Dlussky, 1981b PDF: 17; Pisarski & Krzysztofiak, 1981 PDF: 160; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 59; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 284 (in key); Dlussky et al., 1990 PDF: 132; Bolton, 1995b: 128; Radchenko, 1996e: 1201 (in key); Collingwood & Heatwole, 2002 PDF: 13; Petrov, 2006 PDF: 110 (in key); Schultz et al., 2006 PDF: 203; Pfeiffer et al., 2007 PDF: 4; Paknia et al., 2008 PDF: 153; Aibek & Yamane, 2009 PDF: 105 (redescription); Vonshak & Ionescu-Hirsch, 2010 PDF: 39; Ionescu-Hirsch, 2010 PDF: 92; Ran & Zhou, 2011: 70; Guénard & Dunn, 2012 PDF: 30; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 44; Tohmé & Tohmé, 2014 PDF: 137; Borowiec & Salata, 2020 10.5281/zenodo.3733156 PDF: 4.
Material of Camponotus ferganensis referred here by Emery, 1925d PDF: 101; Karavaiev, 1926e PDF: 190.
Senior synonym of Camponotus maculatus ruzskyi Vashkevich, 1924: Dlussky et al., 1990 PDF: 132; Bolton, 1995b: 128; Radchenko, 1997d: 810.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Afghanistan, China, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
  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 semi-desert.

Collect Date Range: collected on 2006-07-21 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: paralectotype of Camponotus turkestanus: casent0905308; syntype of Camponotus turkestanus: casent0913698; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Camponotus maculatus dichrous flavonitidus: casent0905309

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