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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) oasium   Forel, 1890 

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Camponotus oasium ninivae

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Camponotus rubripes r. oasium Forel, 1890b PDF: lxv (s.w.q.) ALGERIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1902a PDF: 158 (m.).
Subspecies of Camponotus maculatus: Emery, 1891c: 18; Emery, 1893m PDF: 241 (footnote), 245; Forel, 1894d PDF: 5; Forel, 1895e PDF: 232; Emery, 1896j PDF: 371 (in list); Forel, 1902a PDF: 158; Forel, 1903b PDF: 457; Forel, 1904c PDF: 379; Forel, 1904d PDF: 12; Ruzsky, 1923: 2.
Senior synonym of Camponotus bactrianus: Radchenko, 1997d: 809.
Senior synonym of Camponotus ruzskyellus: Radchenko, 1997d: 809.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Algeria, Benin, Egypt, Ethiopia, Mali, Niger, Senegal
    Asia: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus oasium   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: 43-44, (download) 43-44 21622
Camponotus oasium   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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in Savannah, 7 times found in Gallery For., 6 times found in Cultives, 4 times found in Second. For., 1 times found in Savannah Forest, 2 times found in Rural area, 2 times found in Savannah For..

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Nest und.stone, 1 times Aband. term. nest, 1 times ex. rotten log, 1 times aband.term.n.tree.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 23 times Hand, 4 times Winkler, 3 times Pitfall, 2 times by hand, 2 times Bait.

Elevations: collected from 34 - 1964 meters, 406 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1908-11-01 and 2018-08-01

Type specimens: paratype of Camponotus bactrianus: casent0917221, casent0917251; paratype of Camponotus thoracicus ninivae: casent0911141; syntype of Camponotus thoracicus ninivae: casent0917224, casent0917225; syntype of Camponotus maculatus ruzskyellus: casent0910314; type of Camponotus bactrianus: focol1851-1, focol1851-2



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