Camponotus

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

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scientific name

Camponotus
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Camponotus  HNS  Mayr, 1861: Europ. Formicid.:35,(Wien).

Type-species: Formica ligniperda Latreille  HNS  , 1802, Fourmis: 88, by designation of Bingham, 1903.

Distribution: Palaearctic, Ethiopian, Oriental, Australian, Polynesian, Nearctic & Neotropical regions.

Key to species

1- First gastral tergite with basal two thirds paler than the rest; petiole dorsum steeply rounded (Fig. 12) ... Campontus oasium Forel  HNS 

- Gaster completely dark or with small yellowish batch at base only; petiole dorsum widely rounded to flat (Fig. 13)... Campontus thoracicus (Fabricius)  HNS