Camponotus kosswigi

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Camponotus kosswigi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus lateralis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus kosswigi
Donisthorpe, 1950

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


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

  • kosswigi. Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) kosswigi Donisthorpe, 1950c: 68 (w.) TURKEY. Junior synonym of lateralis: Radchenko, 1997b: 706.


  • Donisthorpe, H. 1950c. Two more new ants from Turkey. Entomol. Rec. J. Var. 62: 68-69 (page 68, worker described)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1997c. Review of ants of the subgenus Myrmentoma genus Camponotus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of the Asian Palearctic. Zool. Zh. 76: 703-711 (page 706, Junior synonym of lateralis)