Temnothorax arpini

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Temnothorax arpini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. arpini
Binomial name
Temnothorax arpini
(Tarbinsky, 1976)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Kyrgyzstan (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • arpini. Leptothorax arpini Tarbinsky, 1976: 91, figs. 148-150, 189 (w.) KYRGYZSTAN. Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271. Senior synonym of narinicus: Radchenko, 1994d: 150 (in key); Radchenko, 1995d: 10.
  • narinicus. Leptothorax narinicus Tarbinsky, 1976: 93, figs. 151-153, 187 (w.) KYRGYZSTAN. Junior synonym of arpini: Radchenko, 1994d: 150 (in key); Radchenko, 1995d: 10.



  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 271, Combination in Temnothorax)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1994e. Identification table for ants of the genus Leptothorax (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from central and eastern Palearctic. Zool. Zh. 73(7-8 8: 146-158 (page 150, Senior synonym of narinicus (in key))
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1995h. A review of the ant genus Leptothorax (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of the central and eastern Palearctic. Communication 3. Groups nylanderi, korbi, nassonovi, and susamyri. Vestn. Zool. 4: 3-11 (page 10, Senior synonym of narinicus)
  • Tarbinsky, Y. S. 1976. The ants of Kirghizia. Frunze: Ilim, 217 pp. (page 91, figs. 148-150, 189 worker described)