The Ants of Africa
Genus Camponotus subgenus Tanaemyrmex
Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) alii Forel

Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) alii Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type locality Algeria (Camponotus rubripes Drury r. C. Alii n. stirps, Forel, 1890a: lxi; major & minor; raised to species Dalla Torre, 1893: 221, Emery, 1920c: 7) - see below
junior synonym
seurati (Camponotus (Myrmoturba) maculatus stirps alii var. seurati, Santschi, 1915a: 62; var. seurati, Emery, 1920c: 7, major; raised to species, Santschi, 1929c: 104; synonymy by Bernard, 1953a: 187) from Algeria - no images on Antweb (October 2014)
auresi (Camponotus (Myrmoturba) alii var auresi, Emery, 1920c:7, minor) from Algeria - see (near identical to the type)
concolor (Camponotus rubripes Drury r. C. alii var. concolor, n. stirps Forel, 1890a: lxiii; Camponotus alii var. concolor, Dalla Torre, 1893: 221, major & minor) from Algeria - no images on Antweb (October 2014)
laurenti (Camponotus (Myrmoturba) alii For. stirps Laurenti n. st., Santschi, 1939d: 84, illustrated, minor & major, & queen) from Algeria - see (near identical to the type) (near identical to the type)
major, minor and queen described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Note: hoggarensis (Camponotus (Myrmoturba) seurati var hoggarensis, Santschi, 1929c: 104, illustrated, minor & major; HNS copy incomplete) from Algeria - see quite clearly is not related to alii. The head and alitrunk profile differ and it appears to be dark brown near black.

Camponotus aliiForel's (1890a) description is at {original description}. Santschi's (1939d) illustrated description of laurenti is at {original description}.

{Camponotus alii}The photomontage of the type major worker is collated from

{Camponotus alii}The photomontage of the type minor/media worker is collated from

Oxford University Museum specimens

Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) alii
B Taylor det.
ex P Hlavac

Host A. coronata 1

{Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex)  alii media}The photomontage is of a media worker from Morocco, Chefcheouen; sent to me by Peter Hlavác.

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