Camponotus cognatocompressus

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Camponotus cognatocompressus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. cognatocompressus
Binomial name
Camponotus cognatocompressus
Forel, 1904

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Iran.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • cognatocompressus. Camponotus maculatus r. cognatocompressus Forel, 1904b: 379 (w.q.m.) "AFRICA" (no locality). [First available use of Camponotus rubripes r. cognatus var. cognatocompressus Forel, 1886f: 151; unavailable name.] Junior synonym of xerxes: Karavaiev, 1910b: 9. Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Radchenko, 1997d: 810.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 93, catalogue)
  • Forel, A. 1886h. Études myrmécologiques en 1886. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 30: 131-215 (page 151, First available use of Camponotus rubripes r. cognatus var. cognatocompressus; unavailable name)
  • Forel, A. 1904c [1903]. Note sur les fourmis du Musée Zoologique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences à St. Pétersbourg. Ezheg. Zool. Muz. 8: 368-388 (page 379, worker, queen, male described)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1910. Nachtrag zu meinen "Ameisen aus Transcaspien und Turkestan". Rus. Entomol. Obozr. 9: 268-272 (page 9, senior synonym of xerxes)
  • Pisarski, B. 1967a. Fourmis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) d'Afghanistan récoltées par M. Dr. K. Lindberg. Ann. Zool. (Warsaw) 24: 375-425 (page 414, raised to species (under the name of xerxes))