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Species: Camponotus aethiops   (Latreille, 1798) 

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Camponotus aethiops cachmiriensis, Camponotus aethiops concava, Camponotus aethiops concavus, Camponotus aethiops escherichi, Camponotus aethiops glaber, Camponotus aethiops marginatus, Camponotus aethiops rubicolor, Camponotus aethiops silvaticoides, Camponotus aethiops sylvaticoides, Camponotus aethiops vitiosus

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

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 0 times search, 2 times by hand

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1880 meters, 558 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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