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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, 2016)

2 subspecies

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

Taxonomic history


Eurasian Region: Albania, Alicante, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Balearic Islands, Bulgaria, China, Crete, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Israel, Italy, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine
Nearctic Region: Georgia

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 Ruderal, 1 times found in oak woodland, 0 times found in open, 0 times found in mountain deciduous forest, 0 times found in pine forest and roadsides, 0 times found in mountain plateau, 0 times found in roadsides, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 6 times Manual, 0 times search, 2 times by hand

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1880 meters, 524 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; type of Formica marginata var. pilicornis: focol2911, focol2912, focol2913

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