Contents Miscellaneous ants - Iran
SUBFAMILY FORMICINAE - Genus Camponotus
Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) sanctus Forel

Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) sanctus Forel

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return to listIran list {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Israel (Camponotus maculatus F. r. sanctus, n. stirps, Forel, 1904c: 18, all forms; raised to species Collingwood, 1961a: 76) Jerusalem, Th. Schmidt - see below.


Forel's (1904c) description is at - {original description}. Collingwood (1961a) reported a single queen from Paghman, Afghanistan.


{Camponotus sanctus major}The photomontage of the type major worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0249880.


{Camponotus sanctus minor}The photomontage of the type minor worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0249626.


Oxford University Museum specimens

Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) sanctus
B Taylor det.
Iran
Torabi
05
28.vi.2014
29.64108N
52.49971E
1601 m
Azadi Park, Shiraz
hand collected
park, on wall; 21:45 h
major workers
2
{album}
Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) sanctus
B Taylor det.
Jordan
T Stalling
MYR0446

28.v.2009
Ajloun
3219'58.4"N
3543'55.8"E
Ajloun governorate
965 m   
minor worker
1
{album}
Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) sanctus
B Taylor det.
Iran
R Afshari
06
15.vii.2014
31.04N
51.56E
2249 m
Bideh, Semirom, Isfahan
hand collected
mountain, on ground, 1240h
major worker
1
{album}
Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) sanctus
B Taylor det.
Iran
F Borjali
02
15.iv.2014
354844N
511033E
1850 m
Alborz
hand collected
montane, on ground, 1545h;
major worker
1
{album}

{Camponotus sanctus major}The photomontage is of a major worker from Iran; collector Roshanak Torabi (05). Near identical in size and form to the type major worker.


{Camponotus sanctus minor}The photomontage is of a minor worker from Jordan; collector Thomas Stalling.

2015, 2016, 2017 - Brian Taylor CBiol FRSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.

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