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Species: Aphaenogaster cardenai   Espadaler, 1981 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Aphaenogaster cardenai Espadaler, 1981b PDF: 77, 2 (w.) SPAIN. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Tinaut, 1986 PDF: 245 (m.).

Taxon Page Images:

Image taken by Fernando Amo
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):


Aphaenogaster cardenai  inhabits the MSS ("Milieu Souterrain Superficiel", or superficial underground compartment) intermediate between the cavernicolous and the endogean. 

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Cave.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Hand.

Collect Date Range: collected between 2011-06-30 and 2015-01-01

Type specimens:

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