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Species: Camponotus aethiops   (Latreille, 1798) 

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See Also:

Camponotus aethiops_cf, Camponotus aethiops cachmiriensis, Camponotus aethiops escherichi

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

2 subspecies

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

Taxonomic history


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Palearctic Region: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Balearic Islands, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Israel, Italy, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine

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 pine forest, 0 times found in coniferous forest, 3 times found in Ruderal, 3 times found in Bosque pinos/eucaliptos, 1 times found in Parque, 3 times found in Disturbed Mediterranean Forest, 2 times found in Pinar, 1 times found in Acer & Olive trees, 1 times found in Jardín Urbano, ...

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

Collected most commonly using these methods: 28 times Hand, 9 times search, 2 times by hand, 1 times Net, 1 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 6 - 1880 meters, 574 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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