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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) pilicornis   (Roger, 1859) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Formica marginata var. pilicornis Roger, 1859 PDF: 228 (s.w.q.) SPAIN, ITALY, CROATIA. Palearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype major and minor workers, syntype queens (numbers not stated). Primary type localities: workers, queen(s) Spain: Andalusia, Balearic Is, and Pyrenees (no further data), queens Italy: Sicily, Messina (C. Zeller), Croatia: Lagosta I. (= Lastovo I.) (no collector’s name). Primary type depository: MNHU. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1908a PDF: 197 (s.q.m.)
Combination in Camponotus: Mayr, 1863a PDF: 419.
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery & Forel, 1879 PDF: 448; Forel, 1879a PDF: 61; Emery, 1896j PDF: 371 (in list).
Subspecies of Camponotus rubripes: Forel, 1886h PDF: 143.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Philippines
    Europe: France, Gibraltar, Italy, Portugal, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Pinar, 1 times found in Torrentera seca/Pinar, 2 times found in Pinus halepensis+pistacea lentiscus, 2 times found in Encinar, 2 times found in Prados, 2 times found in jaral, 1 times found in oak woodland, 1 times found in open forest, 1 times found in open meadow on rocks, 1 times found in Pinar+encinar, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 10 times nbp, 5 times under stone, 2 times Nido bajo piedra, 2 times Forrajeando, 1 times Sobre Alnus glutinosa.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 20 times Hand, 5 times search.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 1300 meters, 661 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1990-08-31 00:00:00.0 and 2016-06-18 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus massiliensis: casent0910280, casent0910281; type of Formica marginata pilicornis: focol2911, focol2912, focol2913

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