Tapinoma ibericum

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Tapinoma ibericum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Tapinoma
Species group: nigerrimum
Species: T. ibericum
Binomial name
Tapinoma ibericum
Santschi, 1925
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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Tapinoma ibericum for further details




The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • ibericum. Tapinoma nigerrima var. ibericum Santschi, 1925g: 349 (m.) SPAIN.
    • Junior synonym of nigerrimum: Collingwood, 1978: 71.
    • Status as species: Seifert et al., 2017: 123.

Seifert et al. (2017) - Type male labelled "Type", "Tapinoma nigerrimum Nyl. v ibericum Sants. type" [Santschi's handwriting], "POZUELO La Fuente" and "ANTWEB CASENT 0911578", NHM Basel. The type was remounted and the genital prepared in an in situ position.