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Species: Aphaenogaster balcanica   (Emery, 1898) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Stenamma (Aphaenogaster) testaceopilosa var. balcanica Emery, 1898c PDF: 136 (w.) GREECE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Menozzi, 1936b PDF: 271 (q.m.l.); Boer, 2013 PDF: 66 (q.m.).
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1915a: 257; Emery, 1910b PDF: 13; Emery, 1915f PDF: 1; Emery, 1921b PDF: 208; Emery, 1921c PDF: 63; Finzi, 1922a PDF: 119; Finzi, 1928c PDF: 787; Finzi, 1930d PDF: 312.
Combination in Aphaenogaster: Forel, 1911f PDF: 346.
Senior synonym of Aphaenogaster ionia: Boer, 2013 PDF Santschi: 65.
Senior synonym of Aphaenogaster semipolita ionia: Baroni Urbani: Boer, 2013 PDF: 65 (by implication).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Turkey
    Europe: Albania, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Malta
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in pine forest, 3 times found in urban area, 2 times found in old olive forest, 2 times found in coniferous forest, 1 times found in from sand dunes, 1 times found in inside city, 1 times found in pine forest and roadsides, 1 times found in summer resort in a pine forest, 1 times found in deciduous forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times on ground, 2 times in fly, 1 times under stone, 1 times trail of foragers on stony street, 1 times garden.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1232 meters, 355 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1894-12-31 and 2014-06-27

Type specimens: syntype of Aphaenogaster testaceopilosa semipolita ionia: casent0904183; syntype of Aphaenogaster testaceopilosa semipolita melitensis: casent0904182; syntype of Stenamma testaceopilosa balcanica: casent0904160

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