Camponotus xerxes Forel, 1904,

Cedric A. Collingwood, Donat Agosti, Mostafa R. Sharaf & Antonius van Harten, 2011, Order Hymenoptera, family Formicidae, Arthropod fauna of the UAE 4, pp. 1-70: 47

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Camponotus xerxes Forel, 1904


Camponotus xerxes Forel, 1904 

Specimens examined: Al-Ain, iii.1995, CAC. Sharjah Desert Park, 25.i –22.ii.2005, LT, AvH; 3.iii.2005, CAC.

Distribution: Ranges from Central Asia to the Middle East. First recorded from the UAE by Wingate (1992). Also recorded from Merawah Island ( Gillett & Gillett, 2002). In the Arabian Peninsula also known from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Oman.