Temnothorax africanus

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Temnothorax africanus
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. africanus
Binomial name
Temnothorax africanus
(Bernard, 1948)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • africanus. Epimyrma (Gonepimyrma) africana Bernard, 1948: 148, fig. 7 (w.) ALGERIA.
    • Combination in Temnothorax: Ward, et al. 2015: 75.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 188.

Description

References

  • Bernard, F. 1948. Les insectes sociaux du Fezzân. Comportement et biogéographie. Pp. 87-200 in: Bernard, F., Peyerimhoff, P. de. Mission scientifique du Fezzân (1944-1945). Tome V. Zoologie. Alger: Institut de Recherches Sahariennes de l'Université d'Alger, 248 pp. (page 148, fig. 7 worker described)