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Species: Plagiolepis xene   Stärcke, 1936 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Plagiolepis xene Stärcke, 1936 PDF: 279 (q.) ITALY. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Kutter, 1952a: 61 (m.).
Combination in Plagiolepis (Paraplagiolepis): Faber, 1969 PDF: 65.
See also: Bernard, 1967a PDF: 278.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Submediterranean SLO


Xerothermous habitats, workerless parasite in the nests of P. pygmaea

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Arbustos, 1 times found in deciduous forest, 1 times found in Encinar, 1 times found in maquis shrubland, 1 times found in s-slope, forest edge.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nbp, 2 times under stone, 1 times Nido bajo piedra, 1 times in nest of Plagiolepis sp..

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand, 2 times search.

Elevations: collected from 250 - 364 meters, 316 meters average

Type specimens:

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