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Species: Camponotus (Myrmentoma) piceus

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2014)

Formica picea Leach, 1825: 292 (w.q.m.) FRANCE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Emery, 1925e: 67; Karavaiev, 1927d: 277; Finzi, 1930d: 318; Kutter, 1977c: 207.
Senior synonym of Camponotus foveolata (and its junior synonym Camponotus ebeninus): Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF}: 238; Ruzsky, 1905b: 255; Kutter, 1977c: 207; of Camponotus atricolor (and its junior synonym Camponotus rectus), Camponotus foveolata, Camponotus merula: Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 222; Radchenko, 2007 PDF}: 37; of Camponotus ebneri, Camponotus nitidescens: Radchenko, 1997C: 706.

See Also:

Camponotus piceus africanus, Camponotus piceus dusmeti, Camponotus piceus spissinodis africanus, Camponotus piceus spissinodis dusmeti

Distribution:

Centr. & S SLO, mostly in Submediterranean

Biology:

Xerothermous open habitats

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Mountainous area, near a barrier, 1 times found in roadside edge, 0 times found in Unknown

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times by hand

Elevations: collected from 350 - 1952 meters, 1151 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Formica foveolata: casent0915597; syntype of Camponotus lateralis ebneri: casent0915596; syntype of Camponotus kiesenwetteri nitidescens: casent0910437, casent0910438

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