Temnothorax atlantis

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Temnothorax atlantis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species group: angustulus
Species: T. atlantis
Binomial name
Temnothorax atlantis
(Santschi, 1911)

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Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality), Iberian Peninsula, Portugal, Spain.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • atlantis. Leptothorax atlantis Santschi, 1911a: 13, fig. 9 (w.) ALGERIA.
    • Cagniant & Espadaler, 1997: 277 (q.m.).
    • Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271.
    • Subspecies of normandi: Santschi, 1921b: 426.
    • Subspecies of angustulus: Cagniant, 1970a: 420; Bolton, 1995b: 236.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1924d: 253; Bernard, 1945: 134; Cagniant, 1964: 105; Cagniant & Espadaler, 1997: 276; Cagniant, 2006a: 198; Borowiec, L. 2014: 173.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 271, Combination in Temnothorax)
  • Cagniant, H. 1964 [1962]. Étude de quelques fourmis marocaines. Statistique provisoire des Formicidae du Maroc. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 53: 83-118 (page 105, Revived status as species)
  • Cagniant, H. 1970a [1969]. Deuxième liste de fourmis d'Algérie récoltées principalement en forêt. (1re partie). Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Toulouse 105: 405-430 (page 420, Subspecies of angustulus)
  • Cagniant, H.; Espadaler, X. 1997. Les Leptothorax, Epimyrma et Chalepoxenus du Maroc (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Clé et catalogue des espèces. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (n.s.) 33: 259-284 (page 277, queen, male described)
  • Cagniant, H.; Espadaler, X. 1997. Les Leptothorax, Epimyrma et Chalepoxenus du Maroc (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Clé et catalogue des espèces. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (n.s.) 33: 259-284 (page 277, Revived status as species, and senior synonym of brunea)
  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 253, Revived status as species)
  • Galkowski, C., Cagniant, H. 2017. Contribution à la connaissance des fourmis du groupe angustulus dans le genre Temnothorax (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Revue de l'Association Roussillonnaise d'Entomologie 26: 180-191.
  • Santschi, F. 1911a. Formicides nouveaux de l'Afrique Mineure (4e note). Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 2: 11-14 (page 13, fig. 9 worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1921b. Notes sur les fourmis paléarctiques. I. Quelques fourmis du nord de l'Afrique et des Canaries. Mem. R. Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat., Tomo del Cincuentenario: 424-436 (page 426, Stirps of normandi)