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Species: Cardiocondyla nigra   Forel, 1905 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Cardiocondyla Batesii var. nigra Forel, 1905e PDF: 174 (w.q.) TUNISIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Santschi, 1907 PDF: 324 (m. ergatoid m. and gynandromorph).
Raised to species: Schembri & Collingwood, 1981 PDF: 428.
Junior synonym of Cardiocondyla batesii: Radchenko, 1995g PDF: 451.
Revived from synonymy and senior synonym of Cardiocondyla torretassoi: Seifert, 2003A PDF: 240.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cape Verde, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia
    Europe: Malta
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Lawn&Palm trees, 1 times found in Bushes, 1 times found in Desert, Cultives.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times Foraging, 1 times in thorn bush.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 790 meters, 204 meters average

Type specimens: cotype of Cardiocondyla elegans torretassoi: casent0913594; syntype of Cardiocondyla nigra: casent0908336

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