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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


Nearctic Region: Georgia
Palearctic Region: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Balearic Islands, Bulgaria, China, 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

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 Parque, 1 times found in oak woodland, 0 times found in open, 0 times found in mountain deciduous forest, 0 times found in city, 0 times found in mountain village, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 1 times Forrajeando, 3 times Foraging, 0 times on road, 0 times on herbs, 0 times on ground, 0 times on Ficus tree, 1 times Nest under stone, 1 times Nest open in soil, 0 times in ground, 1 times Foraging on trees, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Hand, 0 times search, 2 times by hand.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1880 meters, 523 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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