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Species: Stenamma debile   (Foerster, 1850) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Myrmica debilis Foerster, 1850a: 52 (m.) GERMANY. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

DuBois, 1993: 314 (w.q.)
Combination in Stenamma: Mayr, 1863a PDF: 454
Junior synonym of Stenamma westwoodii: Mayr, 1863a PDF: 454
Revived from synonymy: DuBois, 1993: 314
Senior synonym of Stenamma minkii: DuBois, 1993: 314.
Senior synonym of Stenamma ucrainicum: DuBois, 1998b PDF: 231.
Senior synonym of Stenamma golosejevi: DuBois, 1998b PDF: 231.
Senior synonym of Stenamma orousseti: Rigato, 2011 PDF: 7.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Throughout SLO


Deciduous forests & forest edges, nests in soil


(Dutch vernacular name: gewone drentelmier)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 347 times found in Forest, 146 times found in Unknown, 83 times found in heathlands, 33 times found in Wet grassland, 24 times found in dry grassland, 23 times found in shrubs, 23 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 16 times found in Anthropogenic, 3 times found in dunes & inland dunes, 2 times found in S-slope, deciduous forest on limestone, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times leaf litter layer, 2 times leaf litter (-10-0 cm), 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times populous nest under large stone, 1 times leaf litter, 1 times in pond, 1 times hazelnut leaves (-5-0 cm), 1 times ground (-5-0 cm), 1 times litter layer.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 501 times Pitfall trap, 33 times Manual catch, 25 times sifting of soil samples, 15 times Color trap, 8 times pitfall, 7 times Malaise trap, 5 times White color trap, 3 times search, 3 times Window trap, 2 times Electronic trap, 2 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 14 hours, ...

Elevations: collected from 35 - 500 meters, 379 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1905-07-01 and 2020-09-30

Type specimens: Holotype of Stenamma orousseti: casent0915430

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