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Species: Myrmica aloba   Forel, 1909 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Myrmica scabrinodis var. aloba Forel, 1909c PDF: 103 (w.) SPAIN. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Santschi, 1931c PDF: 340; Santschi, 1936c PDF: 199.
Senior synonym of Myrmica albuferensis: Santschi, 1931c PDF: 340.
Senior synonym of Myrmica rolandi: Seifert, 1988b: 29.
// Distribution


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Robledal de Quercus pyrenaica aclarado con prados, 1 times found in Bosque Quercus pyrenaica, 1 times found in Cañaveral, 1 times found in Eucaliptal, 1 times found in Eucaliptos,mimosas, 1 times found in Pinar (P. sylvaticus) abierto con prados, 1 times found in Prado, 1 times found in Pradomuy húmedo, 1 times found in Bosque caducifolio/pinos/eucaliptos.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Turbera, 2 times Bajo piedra, nido, 2 times Bajo piedra, 1 times under stones, 1 times nido en tocón, 1 times Nest under stone, 1 times nbp, 1 times masonry dome, 1 times Forrajeando sobremusgo, 1 times Forrajeando sobre orquidea, 1 times Forrajeando, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 14 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 2600 meters, 1156 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1929-08-20 and 2005-06-09

Type specimens: Lectotype of Myrmica aloba: antweb1008455, casent0907652

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