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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) atlantis   Forel, 1890 

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See Also:

Camponotus atlantis_cf, Camponotus atlantis atrioris, Camponotus atlantis maroccanus, Camponotus atlantis nigrovarius

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

Camponotus rubripes r. atlantis Forel, 1890b PDF: lxiii (s.w.q.) TUNISIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Cagniant, 1966d: 970 (m.).
Raised to species: Emery, 1920b PDF: 255; Emery, 1925d PDF: 91; Santschi, 1931a: 11.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Algeria, Canary Islands, Tunisia
    Asia: Iran, Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus atlantis   Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Alipanah, H., 2008, A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 11, pp. 151-159: 154, (download) 154 21820
Camponotus rubripes subsp. atlantis n. st.  Forel, A., 1890, Fourmis de Tunisie et de l'Algérie orientale., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique, Comptes-rendus des Seances 34, pp. 61-76: 63-64, (download) 63-64 3926

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in rocky wash with Tamarix and Juniper.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times ex rock face, nesting between rocks.

Elevations: collected from 42 - 2334 meters, 1774 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2010-05-14 and 2016-04-04

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus rubripes atlantis: casent0922417

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