Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print:      Citation: AntWeb. Version 8.95.1. California Academy of Science, online at Accessed .

· For web:

Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) amaurus   Espadaler, 1997 

Download Data

Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Camponotus amaurus Espadaler, 1997b PDF: 151 (w.q.m.) SPAIN. Palearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Spain: Almeria, Faro de Gata, 25.ii.1980 (X. Espadaler). Primary type depository: XEPC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 22 paratype workers, 16 paratype queens, 8 paratype males. Secondary type localities: 5 paratype workers with same data as holotype, 3 paratype workers, 4 paratype queens, 3 paratype males Almeria: Calo de La Media Luna, 27.viii.1990 (X. Espadaler), 6 paratype workers, 4 paratype queens Almeria, San José, 20.viii.1992 (X. Espadaler), 8 paratype workers, 6 paratype queens, 5 paratype males Almeria, San José, 28.viii.1993 (X. Espadaler), 2 paratype queens Almeria, San José, 24.viii.1996 (X. Espadaler). Secondary type depositories: MCZC, MNHN, XEPC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex): Czechowski et al., 2012: 37 (footnote).
Status as species: Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 26; Lebas et al., 2016: 148.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collect Date Range: collected between 1993-08-28 00:00:00.0 and 2006-08-25 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: paratype of Camponotus amaurus: casent0911611, casent0911612, casent0913684, casent0913685

See something amiss? Send us an email.
Log In to see maps.