Camponotus nylanderi

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Camponotus nylanderi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. nylanderi
Binomial name
Camponotus nylanderi
Emery, 1921

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: United Arab Emirates.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Association with Other Organisms

  • This species is a host for the aphelinid wasp Aphytis melinus (a parasite) (Universal Chalcidoidea Database) (associate).
  • This species is a host for the encyrtid wasp Leptomastix dactylopii (a parasite) (Universal Chalcidoidea Database) (associate).



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

  • pallens. Formica pallens Nylander, 1849: 36 (w.) ITALY (Sicily). [Junior primary homonym of pallens Le Guillou, above.] Replacement name: nylanderi Emery, 1921a: 25. Forel, 1886f: 149 (s.); Emery, 1908a: 201 (q.). Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 1; in C. (Myrmoturba): Emery, 1920b: 255. Junior synonym of sylvaticus: Roger, 1863b: 1; Mayr, 1865: 27; Nasonov, 1889: 11. Subspecies of rubripes: Forel, 1886f: 143; of maculatus: Emery, 1896d: 370; Emery, 1914d: 159. Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 246; Emery, 1920b: 255; Emery, 1920c: 7. [For later history of name see under nylanderi.]
  • nylanderi. Camponotus nylanderi Emery, 1921a: 25. Replacement name for Formica pallens Nylander, 1849: 36. [Junior primary homonym of Formica pallens Le Guillou, 1842: 316.] Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 91. Subspecies of atlantis: Emery, 1925b: 91; of alii: Santschi, 1939d: 86. Revived status as species: Santschi, 1931a: 11; Baroni Urbani, 1964b: 59; Baroni Urbani, 1971c: 185. See also: Radchenko, 2007: 38.



  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1964b. Studi sulla mirmecofauna d'Italia. II. Formiche di Sicilia. Atti Accad. Gioenia Sci. Nat. (6) 16: 25-66 (page 59, Revived status as species)
  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1971c. Catalogo delle specie di Formicidae d'Italia (Studi sulla mirmecofauna d'Italia X). Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 50: 5-287 (page 185, Revived status as species)
  • Emery, C. 1921a. Specific names repeated in the Linnean genus Formica. Psyche (Camb.) 28: 24-26 (page 25, Replacement name for Formica pallens)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 91, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex), and subspecies of atlantis)
  • Nylander, W. 1849 [1848]. Additamentum alterum adnotationum in monographiam formicarum borealium. Acta Soc. Sci. Fenn. 3: 25-48 (page 36, [Junior primary homonym of Formica pallens Le Guillou, 1842: 316.] )
  • Santschi, F. 1931a. Inventa entomologica itineris Hispanici et Maroccani, quod a. 1926 fecerunt Harald et Håkan Lindberg. Fourmis du Bassin Méditerranéen occidental et du Maroc récoltées par MM. Lindberg. Comment. Biol. 3(1 14: 1-13 (page 11, Revived status as species)
  • Santschi, F. 1939d. Notes sur des Camponotus et autres fourmis de l'Afrique Mineure. Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 19: 66-87 (page 86, Subspecies of alii)