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Species: Aphaenogaster gibbosa   (Latreille, 1798) 

Classification:
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See Also:

Aphaenogaster gibbosa homonyma

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Formica gibbosa Latreille, 1798 PDF: 50 (w.m.) FRANCE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as gibossa by Ceballos, 1956: 297.].
Emery, 1908d PDF: 333 (q.).
Combination in Aphaenogaster: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 107; Emery, 1908d PDF: 332.
Status as species: Emery, 1908d PDF: 332; Forel, 1909c PDF: 104; Forel, 1911f PDF: 346; Karavaiev, 1912a PDF: 5; Forel, 1915d: 36 (in key); Emery, 1916a PDF: 130; Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 157; Emery, 1921c PDF: 57; Menozzi, 1922c PDF: 325; Santschi, 1923f PDF: 328; Donisthorpe, 1926a PDF: 6; Santschi, 1931a: 3; Santschi, 1932f PDF: 338; Grandi, 1935 PDF: 99; Stitz, 1939: 116; Novák & Sadil, 1941 PDF: 81 (in key); Donisthorpe, 1950e PDF: 1059; Ceballos, 1956: 297; Cagniant, 1966b PDF: 279; Bernard, 1967a PDF: 135 (redescription); Arnol'di, 1968b PDF: 1805; Cagniant, 1968a PDF: 142; Kutter, 1968b: 59; Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969 PDF: 60; Cagniant, 1970a PDF: 415; Baroni Urbani, 1971c PDF: 49; Baroni Urbani, 1976b PDF: 209; Arnol'di, 1976b PDF: 1024 (in key); Kutter, 1977c: 78; Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 537 (in key); Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 79 (in key); Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 53; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 270 (in key); Dlussky et al., 1990 PDF: 212; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 109; Arakelian, 1994 PDF: 31; Schulz, 1994a PDF: 424; Bolton, 1995b: 70; Poldi et al., 1995: 3; Espadaler, 1997g PDF: 29; Collingwood & Prince, 1998: 13 (in key) ; Petrov, 2006 PDF: 90 (in key); Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008 PDF: 137; Paknia et al., 2008 PDF: 152; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009 PDF: 486; Vonshak & Ionescu-Hirsch, 2009 PDF: 41; Lapeva-Gjonova et al., 2010 PDF: 13; Karaman, 2011b PDF: 18; Legakis, 2011 PDF: 6; Borowiec & Salata, 2012 PDF: 464; Kiran & Karaman, 2012 PDF: 16; Kiran et al., 2013 PDF: 49 (in key); Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 12 (see note in bibliography); Bračko et al., 2014 PDF: 13; Lebas et al., 2016: 256; Sharaf et al., 2018 10.20362/am.010004 PDF: 17 (in key); Salata & Borowiec, 2018a 10.20362/am.010002 PDF: 12 (in key); Gómez et al., 2018 10.13102/sociobiology.v65i2.2099 PDF: 221 (in key); Salata & Borowiec, 2018c 10.5281/zenodo.2199191 PDF: 42; Seifert, 2018: 176.
Senior synonym of Aphaenogaster striola laevior Forel, 1892: Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969 PDF: 60 (in text); Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 67; Bolton, 1995b: 70.
// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Iran
    Europe: France, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Middle and South Europe

Biology:

warm and arid habitats from 700 to 1400 m of altitude

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Aphaenogaster gibbosa   Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Alipanah, H., 2008, A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 11, pp. 151-159: 154, (download) 154 21820
Aphaenogaster gibbosa   Emery, C., 1908, Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) (Fortsetzung.). 3. Die mit Aphaenogaster verwandte Gattungen-gruppe., Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1908, pp. 305-338: 332-333, (download) 332-333 3843

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in Camino, 5 times found in Pinar, 1 times found in Building, 3 times found in Encinar, 3 times found in Eucaliptal, 3 times found in Pinus halepensis+pistacea lentiscus, 2 times found in Pinar sobre dunas, 2 times found in Erial pedregoso, 2 times found in Bosque Pinus sylvaticus, 2 times found in meadow/pine forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 12 times Nido bajo piedra, 12 times NBP, 5 times under stone, 1 times Nest on floor crack, 3 times Forrajeando, 2 times Nest under stone, 2 times Duna, 2 times Bajo piedra, 1 times Turbera, 1 times on Phoenix ( var. ashrasi), 1 times Nido bajomadera, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 40 times Hand, 6 times search, 2 times Pitfall, 1 times by hand.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1329 meters, 594 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1929-05-02 and 2016-06-18

Type specimens: syntype of Aphaenogaster striola laevior: casent0907684



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