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Species: Aphaenogaster subterranea   (Latreille, 1798) 

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Aphaenogaster subterranea_cf, Aphaenogaster subterranea_cf01, Aphaenogaster subterranea_cf_cr01, Aphaenogaster subterranea borealis, Aphaenogaster subterranea clara, Aphaenogaster subterranea gibbosa, Aphaenogaster subterranea holtzi, Aphaenogaster subterranea ichnusa, Aphaenogaster subterranea kurdica, Aphaenogaster subterranea manni, Aphaenogaster subterranea montagne, Aphaenogaster subterranea muschtaidica, Aphaenogaster subterranea occidentalis, Aphaenogaster subterranea striola, Aphaenogaster subterranea subterraneo-splendida, Aphaenogaster subterranea subterraneoides, Aphaenogaster subterranea subterraneosplendida, Aphaenogaster subterranea subterraneostriola, Aphaenogaster subterranea valida

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

1 subspecies

Formica subterranea Latreille, 1798: 49 (w.q.m.) FRANCE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Latreille, 1802b: 220 (q.m.); Hauschteck, 1962 PDF: 219 (k.).
Combination in Manica: Jurine, 1807: 279; in Atta: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 460; in Myrmica: Nylander, 1856b PDF: 85; in Aphaenogaster: Roger, 1863b: 29; in Stenamma (Aphaenogaster): Emery, 1895d PDF: 301; in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Emery, 1915k: 70.


Nearctic Region: Georgia
Palearctic Region: Aargau, Albania, Algeria, Alicante, Alsace, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Balearic Islands, Barcelona, Belgium, Blagoevgrad province, Bulgaria, Catalonia, Central Greece, Channel Islands, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Firenze, France, Geneva, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hainaut, Hungary, Ionian Islands, Italy, Lazio, Liguria, Lombardia, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Namur, Peloponnese, Poland, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Thessaly, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Valais, Vidin

Distribution Notes:

Throughout SLO except Alpine


Mostly xerothermous deciduous forests and forest edges

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Aphaenogaster subterranea   Forel, A., 1890, Fourmis de Tunisie et de l'Algérie orientale., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique, Comptes-rendus des Seances 34, pp. 61-76: 70, (download) 70 3926
Aphaenogaster subterranea   Emery, C., 1884, Materiali per lo studio della fauna Tunisina raccolti da G. e L. Doria. III. Rassegna delle formiche della Tunisia., Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria (Genova) 21, pp. 373-386: 382-385, (download) 382-385 3743
Aphaenogaster subterranea   Emery, C., 1908, Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) (Fortsetzung.). 3. Die mit Aphaenogaster verwandte Gattungen-gruppe., Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1908, pp. 305-338: 326-328, (download) 326-328 3843

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Unknown, 0 times found in deciduous forest, 0 times found in mountain deciduous forest, 0 times found in coniferous forest, 2 times found in Encinar, 0 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 1 times found in Pinar, 0 times found in gorge with deciduous forest, 1 times found in Robedal/Castañar, 0 times found in shores of an artificial lake dam overgrown by Platanus forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Under stone, 4 times nbp, 0 times under log, 0 times roadside, 1 times Nest under stone, 0 times foraging on the ground, 0 times concrete/stones.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Manual catch, 7 times Hand, 0 times search, 0 times Pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 60 - 1163 meters, 482 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Aphaenogaster gibbosa striolosubterranea: casent0907683

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