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Species: Myrmica aloba   Forel, 1909 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Myrmica scabrinodis var. aloba Forel, 1909c PDF: 103 (w.) SPAIN. Palearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Radchenko & Elmes, 2010 PDF: 84). Primary type locality: lectotype Spain: Andalusia (Ronda) (O. & C. Vogt). Primary type depository: MHNG. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 1 paralectotype worker. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depository: MHNG. Type notes: Other original syntype locality: Spain: Sierra Guaderrama (O. & C. Vogt). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010 PDF: 84.
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1921c PDF: 40.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Morocco
    Asia: China
    Europe: Balearic Islands, France, Portugal, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Robledal de Quercus pyrenaica aclarado con prados, 1 times found in Pinar (P. sylvaticus) abierto con prados, 1 times found in Prado, 1 times found in Pradomuy húmedo, 1 times found in Bosque caducifolio/pinos/eucaliptos, 1 times found in Bosque Quercus pyrenaica, 1 times found in Cañaveral, 1 times found in Eucaliptal, 1 times found in Eucaliptos,mimosas.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Turbera, 2 times Bajo piedra, nido, 2 times Bajo piedra, 1 times under stones, 1 times nido en tocón, 1 times Nest under stone, 1 times nbp, 1 times masonry dome, 1 times Forrajeando sobremusgo, 1 times Forrajeando sobre orquidea, 1 times Forrajeando, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 14 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 2600 meters, 1156 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1929-08-20 00:00:00.0 and 2007-07-05 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Myrmica aloba: antweb1008455, casent0907652

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