Camponotus oasium Forel

Mohamed, S., Zalat, S. & Fadl, H., 2001, Taxonomy of ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) collected by pitfall traps from Sinai and Delta region, Egypt., Egyptian Journal of Natural History 3, pp. 40-61: 43-44

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.4314/ejnh.v3i1.30001

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Camponotus oasium Forel
status

 

Camponotus oasium Forel  HNS  , 1890

Camponotus rupriceps oasium Forel  HNS  , 1890: Ann. Soc. Ent.Belg. 34:65.

Camponotus oasium Forel  HNS  : Collingwood, 1961, Vidensk. Medd. Dansk. Naturh. Foren.l23:75.

World distribution: Algeria & Egypt.

Distribution in Egypt: Lower Nile and Sinai.

Material examined: W. El-Arbaein: 3.V.1998 (3), 11.VII.1998 (5), 13.VII.1998 (5), 9.IX.1998 (9), 15.XI.1998 (3), W.El-Talaa:13.VII.1998 (6), 11.VIII.1998 (13), 9.IX.1998 (5), 15.XI. 1998 (6), Sahab: 13.VII. 1998 (5), 9.IX.1998 (9), 15.XI.1998 (3), 10.VIII.1998 (5), 14.XI.1998 (5), 18.11.1999 (6). El-Mafareq: 1.IV.1998 (6), 2.V.1998 (6), 12.VII.1998 (8), 10.VIII.1998 (18), 8.IX.1998 (3), 14.XI.1998 (5), 18.11.1999 (4) Ebn Salam: 4.III.1999 (10))(Coll. Ain.).

Note: This species is a new record to Egyptian fauna.