Camponotus attila

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Camponotus attila
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus turkestanicus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus attila
Stärcke, 1935

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Camponotus turkestanicus.

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • attila. Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) attila Stärcke, 1935: 264, fig. 3 (s.) TURKMENIA. Junior synonym of turkestanicus: Radchenko, 1996b: 1201 (in key).

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 87, catalogue)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1996e. A key to the ant genus Camponotus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in Palearctic Asia. Zool. Zh. 7 75: 1195-1203 (page 1201, Junior synonym of turkestanicus (in key))
  • Stärcke, A. 1935a. Zoologie. Formicidae. Wiss. Ergeb. Niederl. Exped. Karakorum 1: 260-269 (page 264, fig. 3 soldier described)