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Species: Colobopsis truncata   (Spinola, 1808) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Formica truncata Spinola, 1808 PDF: 244 (q.) ITALY. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Dufour & Perris, 1840: 49 (w.); Forel, 1874 PDF: 45 (s.w.); Mayr, 1861 PDF: 38 (w.q.); Emery, 1916a PDF: 235 (m., in key)
Combination in Colobopsis: Mayr, 1861 PDF: 38.
Combination in Colobopsis: Ward et al., 2016 PDF: 350.
See also: Kutter, 1977c: 207
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Algeria
    Asia: Armenia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Turkey, Turkmenistan
    Europe: Albania, Andorra, Austria, Balearic Islands, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in Estanque rodeado de Q. Pyrenaica, 4 times found in deciduous forest, 3 times found in Q. pyrenaica, 3 times found in walnut tree in open, 1 times found in mesic scrub oak, 1 times found in Madroño, pino y encina, 1 times found in mixed forest habitat, 1 times found in Suelo yesífero, 2 times found in village, garden, 1 times found in lake shore, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times Agalla de cinípido, 7 times on tree, 6 times on shrubs, 1 times in oak galls, 3 times on the ground, 1 times Nido, 2 times nest in dead twig, 1 times Nest in branch, 2 times Agalla, 1 times walnut tree, 1 times rama seca de encina, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 23 times search, 17 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 2 - 1135 meters, 549 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1949-01-19 and 2020-08-14

Type specimens: Nontype: casent0745211, casent0745212; type of Colobopsis fuscipes: focol2496, focol2497

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