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Species: Camponotus piceus   (Leach, 1825) 

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See Also:

Camponotus piceus_cf_sp01, Camponotus piceus africanus, Camponotus piceus atricolor, Camponotus piceus candiotes, Camponotus piceus dusmeti, Camponotus piceus figaro, Camponotus piceus picea, Camponotus piceus piceus, Camponotus piceus rufa, Camponotus piceus sicheli, Camponotus piceus spissinodis africanus, Camponotus piceus spissinodis dusmeti

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

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

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.


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

Distribution Notes:

Centr. & S SLO, mostly in Submediterranean


Xerothermous open habitats

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in deciduous forest, 0 times found in burned macchia, 0 times found in old olive tree plantation, 0 times found in mountain deciduous forest, 0 times found in small gorge with shrubs, 0 times found in alpine zone, 1 times found in Mountainous area, near a barrier, 0 times found in Unknown, 0 times found in oak forest, 0 times found in xerothermous, top of sand hill, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 0 times search, 4 times Manual, 1 times by hand

Elevations: collected from 6 - 1952 meters, 431 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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