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Species: Aphaenogaster balcanica   (Emery, 1898) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Stenamma (Aphaenogaster) testaceopilosa var. balcanica Emery, 1898c PDF: 136 (w.) GREECE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Menozzi, 1936b PDF: 271 (q.m.l.).
Combination in Aphaenogaster: Forel, 1911f PDF: 346.
Raised to species: Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 53.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Turkey
    Europe: Albania, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Malta
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in urban area, 3 times found in pine forest, 2 times found in coniferous forest, 2 times found in old olive forest, 1 times found in summer resort in a pine forest, 1 times found in deciduous forest, 1 times found in from sand dunes, 1 times found in inside city, 1 times found in pine forest and roadsides.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times on ground, 2 times in fly, 1 times under stone, 1 times trail of foragers on stony street, 1 times garden.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1232 meters, 355 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Aphaenogaster testaceopilosa semipolita ionia: casent0904183; syntype of Aphaenogaster testaceopilosa semipolita melitensis: casent0904182; syntype of Stenamma testaceopilosa balcanica: casent0904160

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