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*''[[Camponotus atlantis atrioris]]'' Santschi, 1922
 
*''[[Camponotus atlantis atrioris]]'' Santschi, 1922
 
*''[[Camponotus atlantis hesperius]]'' Emery, 1893
 
*''[[Camponotus atlantis hesperius]]'' Emery, 1893
*''[[Camponotus atlantis marocanus]]'' Emery, 1925
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*''[[Camponotus atlantis maroccanus]]'' Emery, 1925
 
*''[[Camponotus atlantis nigrovarius]]'' Forel, 1894
 
*''[[Camponotus atlantis nigrovarius]]'' Forel, 1894
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Sharaf et al. (2017) report that in Yemen colonies of ''Camponotus atlantis'' are commonly found under rocks next to and under
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==Identification==
 
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==Distribution==
 
==Distribution==
This taxon was described from [[Tunisia]].
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''Camponotus atlantis'' was described from Tunisia and has been recorded from several countries in the Arabian Peninsula including KSA (Collingwood 1985), Oman and Yemen (Collingwood and Agosti 1996), and Socotra (Collingwood et al. 2004, Sharaf et al., 2017).
  
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===Distribution based on [[:Category:Regional Taxon List|Regional Taxon Lists]]===
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'''[[:Category:Afrotropical Region|Afrotropical Region]]''': [[Socotra Archipelago]], [[United Arab Emirates]], [[Yemen]].<br />'''[[:Category:Palaearctic Region|Palaearctic Region]]''': [[Canary Islands]], [[Iran]], [[Oman]], [[Tunisia]] {{SmallFont|([[type locality]])}}.<br />
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Sharaf et al (2018) - Oman: Many workers of this species were found foraging under a pomegranate tree, ''Punica granatum'' L. (Lythraceae). Nest series were also found under rocks where the soil was dry and loose and under a rock at a date palm plantation.
  
 
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*''<span style='color:red;font-weight:bold;'>atlantis.</span> Camponotus rubripes'' r. ''atlantis'' Forel, 1890a: lxiii (s.w.q.) TUNISIA. Cagniant, 1966d: 970 (m.). Combination in ''C. (Myrmoturba)'': Forel, 1914a: 266; in ''C. (Tanaemyrmex''): Emery, 1925b: 91. Subspecies of ''maculatus'': Emery, 1891b: 20. Raised to species: Emery, 1920b: 255; Emery, 1925b: 91; Santschi, 1931a: 11. Current subspecies: nominal plus ''atrioris, hesperius, marocanus, nigrovarius''.
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===Description===
 
===Description===
  
 
==References==
 
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*Bolton, B. 1995b.  A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 86, catalogue)
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*[[Media:Cagniant 1966d.pdf|Cagniant, H. 1966d. Description des males de Leptothorax annibalis et Camponotus atlantis, représentation des trois castes chez ces deux espèces. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (N.S.) 2: 967-974.]]
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*Emery, C. 1891c.  Exploration scientifique de la Tunisie. Zoologie. - Hyménoptères. Révision critique des fourmis de la Tunisie. Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, iii + 21 pp. (page 20, race of maculatus)
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*Emery, C. 1920b.  Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 255, raised to species)
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*Emery, C. 1925d.  Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 91, combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
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*Emery, C. 1925d.  Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 91, raised to species)
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*Forel, A. 1890b.  Fourmis de Tunisie et de l'Algérie orientale. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 34:lxi-lxxvi. (page lxiii, soldier, worker, queen described)
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*Forel, A. 1914a.  Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 266, combination in C. (Myrmoturba))
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*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, raised to species)
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*[[Media:Sharaf, M.R., Fisher, B.L. et al. 2017. Ant fauna of the Socotra Archipelago (Yemen) - zoogeography, distribution and description of a new species.pdf|Sharaf, M.R., Fisher, B.L., Collingwood, C.A., Aldawood, A.S. 2017. Ant fauna (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Socotra Archipelago (Yemen): zoogeography, distribution and description of a new species. Journal of Natural History 51, 317–378 (DOI 10.1080/00222933.2016.1271157).]]
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*Sharaf, M.R., Fisher, B.L., Dhafer, H.M., Polaszek, A., Aldawood, S.A. 2018. Additions to the ant fauna (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Oman: an updated list, new records and a description of two new species. Asian Myrmecology. 9:e010004; 1-38. {{doi|10.20362/am.010004 10.20362/am.010004}}.
  
*[[Media:Cagniant 1966d.pdf|Cagniant, H. 1966d. Description des males de Leptothorax annibalis et Camponotus atlantis, représentation des trois castes chez ces deux espèces. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (N.S.) 2: 967-974. '''PDF''']]
 
 
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Camponotus atlantis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. atlantis
Binomial name
Camponotus atlantis
Forel, 1890

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Sharaf et al. (2017) report that in Yemen colonies of Camponotus atlantis are commonly found under rocks next to and under Acacia trees.

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Camponotus atlantis was described from Tunisia and has been recorded from several countries in the Arabian Peninsula including KSA (Collingwood 1985), Oman and Yemen (Collingwood and Agosti 1996), and Socotra (Collingwood et al. 2004, Sharaf et al., 2017).

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Socotra Archipelago, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.
Palaearctic Region: Canary Islands, Iran, Oman, Tunisia (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Sharaf et al (2018) - Oman: Many workers of this species were found foraging under a pomegranate tree, Punica granatum L. (Lythraceae). Nest series were also found under rocks where the soil was dry and loose and under a rock at a date palm plantation.

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • atlantis. Camponotus rubripes r. atlantis Forel, 1890a: lxiii (s.w.q.) TUNISIA. Cagniant, 1966d: 970 (m.). Combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Forel, 1914a: 266; in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 91. Subspecies of maculatus: Emery, 1891b: 20. Raised to species: Emery, 1920b: 255; Emery, 1925b: 91; Santschi, 1931a: 11. Current subspecies: nominal plus atrioris, hesperius, marocanus, nigrovarius.

Description

References