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Species: Camponotus aethiops   (Latreille, 1798) 

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Camponotus aethiops cachmiriensis, Camponotus aethiops concava, Camponotus aethiops escherichi, Camponotus aethiops glaber, Camponotus aethiops sylvaticoides

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

2 subspecies

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

Taxonomic history


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, 0 times found in mountain deciduous forest, 1 times found in oak woodland, 1 times found in open rocky grassland, 0 times found in pastures, 0 times found in limestone gorge, 0 times found in pastures in alpine zone, 0 times found in limestone gorge with Platanus trees, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 2 times by hand

Elevations: collected from 6 - 1880 meters, 615 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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