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Species: Aphaenogaster espadaleri   Cagniant, 1984 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Aphaenogaster espadaleri Cagniant, 1984: 387, figs. 1-11 (w.q.m.) MOROCCO. Palearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: 30 syntype workers, 3 syntype queens, 12 syntype males. Primary type locality: Morocco: Oukaimeden Mt, 48 km. S Marrakech, 2300 m., v.1981 (H. Cagniant). Primary type depositories: HCPC, MNHN. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Cagniant, 1996a: 79; Bolton, 1995b: 69; Cagniant, 2006 PDF: 196; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 11.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Morocco
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Ruderal.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times Foraging.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Hand, 2 times Tube n° 738.

Elevations: collected at 1060 m

Collect Date Range: collected on 2017-05-24

Type specimens: paratype of Aphaenogaster espadaleri: casent0915436; syntype of Aphaenogaster espadaleri: casent0913786, casent0913787

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