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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) foreli   Emery, 1881 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Camponotus foreli Emery, 1881b PDF: 526 (footnote) fig. (w.) ALGERIA. Palearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: 3 syntype workers. Primary type localities: 2 workers Algeria: (no further data) (T. Poupillier), 1 worker Algeria: Daya (Léveillé). Primary type depository: MSNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: André, 1882b PDF: 139 (in key); Forel, 1886h PDF: 142; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 232; Medina, 1893 PDF: 104; Forel, 1894d PDF: 3; Forel, 1895e PDF: 227; Emery, 1896j PDF: 371 (in list); Karavaiev, 1912a PDF: 20; Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 76; Emery, 1925d PDF: 97; Santschi, 1925g PDF: 356; Santschi, 1931a: 11; Santschi, 1932e PDF: 71; Santschi, 1936c PDF: 207; Ceballos, 1956: 312; Bernard, 1959a PDF: 351; Bernard, 1967a PDF: 336 (redescription); Cagniant, 1968a PDF: 145; Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969 PDF: 83; Cagniant, 1970c PDF: 34; Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 91 (in key); Espadaler, 1986c: 115; Bolton, 1995b: 100; Della Santa, 1995a: 133; Cagniant, 1996b: 96; Espadaler, 1997g PDF: 27; Collingwood & Prince, 1998: 25 (in key); Cagniant, 2006 PDF: 194; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009 PDF: 479; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 32 (see note in bibliography); Lebas et al., 2016: 148; Arcos et al., 2022 10.13102/sociobiology.v69i2.7623 PDF: 10.
// Distribution


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215

Esp. C. ForeliHNS Emery

(Annal. Mus. civ. Genova, mars 1881).

Quelques [[ worker ]] de Barcelone (M. Cuny y Martorell). M. Emery avait recu cette espece d'Algerie. Elle se rapporte au groupe des C. aurocinctusHNS Smith, ruficepsHNS F., intrepidusHNS Kirby etc par son echancrure thoracique et la forme de son metanotum.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Prado/erial con lavanda, 2 times found in Erial, 2 times found in Pinus halepensis+pistacea lentiscus, 1 times found in dry steppe, 1 times found in field near forest, 1 times found in grassland, 1 times found in Maquis shrubland, 1 times found in Ruderal, 1 times found in stony shrubland, 1 times found in Abandoned cultives, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nbp, 3 times foraging on the ground, 3 times Foraging, 1 times trail on ground, 1 times Sobre arbusto, 1 times Parque, 1 times Nido, 1 times ground nest, 1 times Apacentando pulgones.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 16 times Hand, 5 times search.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 1250 meters, 529 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1991-04-27 00:00:00.0 and 2017-04-26 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus foreli: casent0905348

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