Camponotus armeniacus

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Camponotus armeniacus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. armeniacus
Binomial name
Camponotus armeniacus
Arnol'di, 1967

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Specimen Labels

Pashaei Rad et al. (2018) found this species in Iran on the ground and on a plant in a moderate to low rainfall area.


Keys including this Species


Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 36.61° to 36.61°.

Tropical South

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Armenia (type locality), Iran, Türkiye.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.




The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • armeniacus. Camponotus micans subsp. armeniacus Arnol'di, 1967: 1828, figs. 3, 4 (s.w.q.m.) ARMENIA.
    • Subspecies of micans: Arakelian, 1994: 86; Bolton, 1995b: 86.
    • Status as species: Radchenko, 1996b: 1200 (in key); Radchenko, 1997d: 812; Paknia, et al. 2008: 153; Kiran & Karaman, 2012: 6; Karaman, C. & Aktaç, 2013: 52 (in key); Borowiec, L. 2014: 26; Khalili-Moghadam, et al. 2019: 166.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Bolu H., and I. Ozgen. 2018. Some observation about Formicidae (Hymenoptera) in almond agroecosystems in East-Southeast Anatolian region of Turkey. Mun. Ent. Zool. 13(2): 495-498.
  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Khalili-Moghadam A., L. Borowiec, and A. Nemati. 2019. New records of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from the Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari Province of Iran with taxonomic comments. Polish Journal of Entomology 88 (2): 163–182.
  • Paknia O., A. Radchenko, H. Alipanah, and M. Pfeiffer. 2008. A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran. Myrmecological News 11: 151-159.
  • Pashaei Rad S., B. Taylor, R. Torabi, E. Aram, G. Abolfathi, R. Afshari, F. Borjali, M. Ghatei, F. Hediary, F. Jazini, V. Heidary Kiah, Z. Mahmoudi, F. Safariyan, and M. Seiri. 2018. Further records of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Iran. Zoology in the Middle East 64(2): 145-159.