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Species: Camponotus aethiops   (Latreille, 1798) 

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Camponotus aethiops_cf, Camponotus aethiops andria, Camponotus aethiops andrius, Camponotus aethiops angustata, Camponotus aethiops angustatus, Camponotus aethiops cachmiriensi, Camponotus aethiops cachmiriensis, Camponotus aethiops cashmiriensis, Camponotus aethiops concava, Camponotus aethiops concavus, Camponotus aethiops escherichi, Camponotus aethiops glaber, Camponotus aethiops glabra, Camponotus aethiops jaliensis, Camponotus aethiops kappariensis, Camponotus aethiops marginata, Camponotus aethiops marginatus, Camponotus aethiops oertzeni, Camponotus aethiops pericles, Camponotus aethiops rubicolor, Camponotus aethiops silvatico-aethiops, Camponotus aethiops silvaticoides, Camponotus aethiops sylvatico-aethiops, Camponotus aethiops sylvaticoides, Camponotus aethiops vitiosus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

2 subspecies

Formica aethiops Latreille, 1798: 35 (w.q.m.) FRANCE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


Nearctic Region: Georgia
Palearctic Region: Albania, Alicante, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Balearic Islands, Barcelona, Blagoevgrad province, Bulgaria, Burgas, Central Greece, Central Macedonia, China, Crete, Croatia, Czech Republic, Fars, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Ionian Islands, Iran, Israel, Italy, Liguria, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Peloponnese, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Thessaly, Toscana, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Umbria, Zaragoza

Distribution Notes:

Centr. & S SLO, mostly in Submediterranean


Xerothermous open habitats, nesting in soil

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in deciduous forest, 0 times found in coniferous forest, 0 times found in pine forest, 3 times found in Bosque pinos/eucaliptos, 1 times found in Parque, 3 times found in Disturbed Mediterranean Forest, 3 times found in Ruderal, 1 times found in oak woodland, 0 times found in open, 2 times found in Camino, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 5 times nbp, 5 times Foraging, 4 times Bajo piedra, 3 times Nest under stone, 1 times Forrajeando, 2 times Nido, 1 times Camino, 1 times Sobre Eringium campestre, 1 times Sobre Alnus glutinosa, 0 times on road, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 28 times Hand, 0 times search, 2 times by hand, 1 times Net, 1 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1880 meters, 562 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus maculatus aethiops sylvaticoides: casent0910190, casent0910191; syntype of Camponotus rubripes aethiops concavus: casent0910188, casent0910189; syntype of Camponotus rubripes aethiops concavus: casent0905345

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