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Species: Camponotus (Myrmentoma) piceus   (Leach, 1825) 

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See Also:

Camponotus piceus_cf_sp01, Camponotus piceus africanus, Camponotus piceus dusmeti, Camponotus piceus piceus, Camponotus piceus sicheli, Camponotus piceus spissinodis africanus, Camponotus piceus spissinodis dusmeti

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

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.

Distribution:

Centr. & S SLO, mostly in Submediterranean

Biology:

Xerothermous open habitats

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in deciduous forest, 0 times found in old olive tree plantation, 0 times found in mountain deciduous forest, 0 times found in mountain plateau, 1 times found in Mountainous area, near a barrier, 0 times found in oak forest, 0 times found in alpine zone, 0 times found in open, 0 times found in coniferous forest, 0 times found in pine forest, ...

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

Elevations: collected from 6 - 1952 meters, 507 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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