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Species: Cardiocondyla elegans   Emery, 1869 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Cardiocondyla elegans Emery, 1869b PDF: 21, pl. 1, fig. 10 (w.q.) ITALY. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Menozzi, 1918 PDF: 83 (ergatoid m.); Kugler, 1984 PDF: 14 (ergatoid m.).
Senior synonym of Cardiocondyla santschii: Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 147; Emery, 1922c PDF: 125; of Cardiocondyla gallica: Baroni Urbani, 1973a PDF: 200; of Cardiocondyla dalmatica, Cardiocondyla provincialis, Cardiocondyla schkaffi: Radchenko, 1995g PDF: 449.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Bulgaria, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Russia, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

1 locality in Coastal SLO


nesting deep in the soil, under stones, with small colonies

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in pine forest and roadsides, 1 times found in plage, 1 times found in river shore, 1 times found in Ruderal, 1 times found in salines, 1 times found in Woody field.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sandy path, 1 times near wharf, 1 times lawn, 1 times forrajeando.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 4 - 150 meters, 47 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1866-06-18 and 2014-04-24

Type specimens: Lectotype of Cardiocondyla elegans: casent0904460; syntype of Cardiocondyla elegans santschii: casent0917796; syntype of Cardiocondyla provincialis: casent0915398; syntype of Cardiocondyla elegans santschii: casent0908353; syntype of Xenometra gallica: casent0915399

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