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Species: Camponotus (Myrmosericus) micans   (Nylander, 1856) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Formica micans Nylander, 1856b PDF: 55 (w.) ALGERIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Roger, 1859 PDF: 229 (q.); Emery, 1916a PDF: 236 (q.)
Combination in Camponotus: Mayr, 1861 PDF: 36.
Revived status as species: Santschi, 1931a: 11; Santschi, 1939c PDF: 5
// Distribution


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus micans   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 663, (download) 663 4445
Camponotus micans   Forel, A., 1890, Fourmis de Tunisie et de l'Algérie orientale., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique, Comptes-rendus des Seances 34, pp. 61-76: 67, (download) 67 3926
Camponotus micans   Emery, C., 1884, Materiali per lo studio della fauna Tunisina raccolti da G. e L. Doria. III. Rassegna delle formiche della Tunisia., Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria (Genova) 21, pp. 373-386: 376, (download) 376 3743

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Pinus halepensis+pistacea lentiscus, 2 times found in Abandoned cultives, 1 times found in mountains, 1 times found in near river, 1 times found in Secarral cerca cultivos, 1 times found in stony meadow with shrubs.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nido abierto, 3 times Foraging, 1 times low vegetation, 1 times Bajo piedra.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times Hand, 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 14 - 1390 meters, 229 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1991-05-18 00:00:00.0 and 2017-05-14 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus micans: casent0913709

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