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Species: Camponotus (Camponotus) vagus   (Scopoli, 1763) 

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Camponotus vagus ifranensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Formica vaga Scopoli, 1763: 312 (w.) AUSTRIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as vagans: Emery, 1891c: 20.].
Latreille, 1802a: 96 (w.q.m.); Hauschteck, 1961 PDF: 221 (k.).
Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b PDF: 1.
Status as species: Gmelin, 1790 PDF: 2804; Christ, 1791 PDF: 512; Olivier, 1792: 492; Emery, 1891c: 20; Forel, 1892j PDF: 306; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 255; Ruzsky, 1896 PDF: 68; Ruzsky, 1902d PDF: 5; Forel, 1904c PDF: 380; Ruzsky, 1905b: 241; Forel, 1907h PDF: 15; Forel, 1914a PDF: 266; Forel, 1915d: 68 (in key); Emery, 1916a PDF: 225; Menozzi, 1918 PDF: 87; Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 71; Nadig, 1918 PDF: 340; Emery, 1920b PDF: 255; Menozzi, 1921 PDF: 32; Kulmatycki, 1922 PDF: 85; Soudek, 1922b PDF: 94; Müller, 1923a PDF: 73; Müller, 1923b PDF: 158; Finzi, 1923a PDF: 4; Finzi, 1924a PDF: 14; Emery, 1925d PDF: 74; Schkaff, 1925b PDF: 275; Santschi, 1926f PDF: 288; Karavaiev, 1927d: 275 (in key); Donisthorpe, 1927a PDF: 8; Lomnicki, 1928 PDF: 10; Santschi, 1929e PDF: 158; Finzi, 1930d PDF: 317; Santschi, 1931a: 11; Santschi, 1932e PDF: 71; Santschi, 1932h PDF: 4; Arnol'di, 1933a: 602 (in key); Grandi, 1935 PDF: 103; Zimmermann, 1935 PDF: 57; Karavaiev, 1936: 182 (redescription); Stitz, 1939: 246; Novák & Sadil, 1941 PDF: 110 (in key); Röszler, 1950 PDF: 210; Donisthorpe, 1950e PDF: 1066; Yasumatsu & Brown, 1951 PDF: 31; Consani & Zangheri, 1952 PDF: 43; Ceballos, 1956: 315; Pisarski, 1961 PDF: 161; Baroni Urbani, 1964c PDF: 162; Cagniant, 1964 PDF: 90; Arnol'di, 1967 PDF: 1827; Bernard, 1967a PDF: 341 (redescription); Cagniant, 1968a PDF: 146; Kutter, 1968b: 60; Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969 PDF: 81; Cagniant, 1970c PDF: 37; Baroni Urbani, 1971c PDF: 179; Collingwood, 1971 PDF: 164; Pisarski, 1975: 30; Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 551; Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 90 (in key); Collingwood, 1979 PDF: 90; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 59; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 283 (in key); Le Moli & Rosi, 1991: 34; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 214; Bolton, 1995b: 128; Douwes, 1995: 92; Poldi et al., 1995: 7; Cagniant, 1996b: 92; Radchenko, 1996e: 1202 (in key); Espadaler, 1997g PDF: 27; Radchenko, 1997b PDF: 558; Collingwood & Prince, 1998: 24 (in key); Gallé et al., 1998: 216; Czechowski et al., 2002 PDF: 97; Karaman & Karaman, 2003 PDF: 48; Csosz & Markó, 2005 PDF: 228; Karaman & Karaman, 2005 PDF: 59; Bračko, 2006 PDF: 146; Cagniant, 2006 PDF: 194; Markó et al., 2006 PDF: 67; Bračko, 2007 PDF: 19; Seifert, 2007: 264; Werner & Wiezik, 2007 PDF: 143; Zryanin & Zryanina, 2007 PDF: 233; Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008 PDF: 131; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009 PDF: 480; Lapeva-Gjonova et al., 2010 PDF: 46; Boer, 2010: 19; Csosz et al., 2011 PDF: 58; Karaman, 2011b PDF: 74; Legakis, 2011 PDF: 33; Ran & Zhou, 2011: 70; Borowiec & Salata, 2012 PDF: 483; Czechowski et al., 2012: 245; Guénard & Dunn, 2012 PDF: 30; Kiran & Karaman, 2012 PDF: 8; Karaman & Aktaç, 2013 PDF: 51 (in key); Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 45 (see note in bibliography); Bračko et al., 2014 PDF: 18; Lebas et al., 2016: 130; Radchenko, 2016: 331; Salata & Borowiec, 2018c 10.5281/zenodo.2199191 PDF: 43; Seifert, 2018: 259.
Junior synonym of Camponotus pubescens: Olivier, 1792: 492; Latreille, 1802a: 96; Fabricius, 1804 PDF: 399; Stephens, 1829b: 356; Nylander, 1846a PDF: 899; Mayr, 1855 PDF: 310; Smith, 1858a PDF: 11; Roger, 1863b PDF: 1; André, 1874c: 201 (in list); Forel, 1874 PDF: 96 (in list) ; Forel, 1879a PDF: 56 (error).
[Note: all the authors above give Camponotus pubescens: as senior synonym, but Camponotus vagus has priority.].
Current subspecies: nominal plus C. v. ifranensis.
// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Russia, Spain, Switzerland
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic
  Native to (according to species list records):
    Palearctic bioregion

Distribution Notes:

Throughout SLO

Biology:

Mostly open forests and forest edges, nests in dead wood

Notes:

(Dutch vernacular name: zwarte reuzenmier)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus vagus   Forel, A., 1904, Note sur les fourmis du Musée Zoologique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences à St. Pétersbourg., Yezhegodnik Zoologicheskogo Muzeya Imperatorskoi Akademii Nauk 8, pp. 368-388: 13, (download) 13 3994
Camponotus vagus   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 90, (download) 90 6175

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in deciduous forest, 1 times found in Ruderal, 2 times found in garden, 2 times found in mountain deciduous forest, 1 times found in old field, 1 times found in Anthropogenic, 1 times found in Camino en Bosque caducifolio, 1 times found in Urban Garden, 1 times found in coniferous forest, 1 times found in forest edge, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times on ground, 2 times Foraging, 1 times Preying on dead lizzard, 2 times on a fallen tree trunk, 1 times Forrajeando, 1 times foraging near wall, 1 times under stone, 1 times on wood, 1 times on trunk of coniferous tree, 1 times on trunk, 1 times ground foragers, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times Hand, 3 times search, 1 times Manual catch.

Elevations: collected from 2 - 1400 meters, 600 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1840-08-31 and 2019-07-26

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus vagus kodorica: casent0909957



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