Camponotus barbaricus

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Camponotus barbaricus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. barbaricus
Binomial name
Camponotus barbaricus
Emery, 1905

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies
Synonyms

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  • Worker. Photo by Michal Kukla.
  • Queen. Photo by Michal Kukla.

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 41.981796° to 32.249974°.

   
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria, Gibraltar (type locality), Iberian Peninsula, Malta, Portugal, Spain.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

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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.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • barbaricus. Camponotus maculatus subsp. barbaricus Emery, 1905d: 31 (s.w.) GIBRALTAR.
    • [Misspelled as barbarus by Santschi, 1921d: 72.]
    • Emery, 1908a: 197 (q.); Baroni Urbani, 1976: 217 (m.); Athias-Henriot, 1947: 249 (l.); Baroni Urbani, 1968b: 483 (l.).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Santschi, 1923f: 335;
    • combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 100.
    • Subspecies of maculatus: Forel, 1905b: 177; Forel, 1907a: 31; Forel, 1907e: 16; Emery, 1908a: 197; Karavaiev, 1912a: 21; Emery, 1916b: 224; Stitz, 1917: 352.
    • Subspecies of sylvaticus: Emery, 1920c: 7; Menozzi, 1922a: 355; Santschi, 1921d: 72; Santschi, 1923f: 335; Emery, 1924a: 8; Emery, 1925b: 100; Finzi, 1930b: 16; Santschi, 1931a: 11; Santschi, 1936c: 207; Santschi, 1939c: 4; Menozzi, 1940: 270; Finzi, 1940: 163; Bernard, 1945: 136; Athias-Henriot, 1947: 249; Ceballos, 1956: 314; Cagniant, 1964: 109; Cagniant, 1966b: 280.
    • Status as species: Baroni Urbani, 1964b: 61; Baroni Urbani, 1968b: 482; Cagniant, 1968a: 145; Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969: 83; Cagniant, 1970c: 30; Baroni Urbani, 1971c: 183; Baroni Urbani, 1976: 216; Collingwood, 1978: 91 (in key); Schembri & Collingwood, 1981: 437; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b: 284 (in key); De Haro & Collingwood, 1994: 102; Bolton, 1995b: 88; Mei, 1995: 767; Poldi, et al. 1995: 7; Collingwood & Prince, 1998: 24 (in key); Petrov, 2006: 109 (in key); Borowiec, L. 2014: 27 (see note in bibliography); Lebas, et al. 2016: 152.
    • Senior synonym of baetica: Collingwood, 1978: 72; Bolton, 1995b: 88.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus eubarbaricus, xanthomelas.
  • baetica. Camponotus barbaricus var. baetica Emery, 1924c: 170.
    • [First available use of Camponotus maculatus subsp. barbaricus var. baeticus Emery, 1908a: 197 (s.w.q.) SPAIN; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name (Bolton, 1995b: 87).]
    • [Misspelled as boeticus by Santschi, 1931a: 11; Santschi, 1939c: 4.]
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1920c: 7; Emery, 1925b: 100; Santschi, 1931a: 11; Santschi, 1939c: 4.
    • Junior synonym of barbaricus: Collingwood, 1978: 72; Bolton, 1995b: 87.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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  • Baroni Urbani C. 1976. Le formiche dell'arcipelago della Galita (Tunisia). Redia 59: 207-223.
  • Baroni Urbani, C. "Studi sulla mirmecofauna d'Italia. II. Formiche di Sicilia." Atti dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania (6) 16 (1964): 25-66.
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  • Cagniant, H. "Note sur le peuplement en fourmis d'une montagne de la région d'Alger, l'Atlas de Blida." Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse 102 (1966): 278-284.
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