Tetramorium biskrense

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Tetramorium biskrense
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. biskrense
Binomial name
Tetramorium biskrense
Forel, 1904

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality), Canary Islands, Croatia, Greece, Morocco, Oman, Portugal, Republic of Macedonia, Spain, Tunisia.

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • biskrense. Tetramorium caespitum var. biskrensis Forel, 1904c: 13 (w.q.m.) ALGERIA. Subspecies of caespitum: Santschi, 1918c: 155; Santschi, 1921a: 112. Raised to species: Menozzi, 1933b: 75 (in key); Finzi, 1940: 161; Cagniant, 1964: 89; Baroni Urbani, 1971c: 134. Senior synonym of oxyomma, jarbas: Cagniant, 1997: 95-97.
  • oxyomma. Tetramorium caespitum var. oxyomma Karavaiev, 1912a: 13 (w.q.m.) ALGERIA. Junior synonym of biskrense: Cagniant, 1997: 95.
  • jarbas. Tetramorium biskrense subsp. jarbas Cagniant, 1970a: 430 (w.q.m.) TUNISIA. [First available use of Tetramorium caespitum st. punicum var. jarbas Santschi, 1921b: 433; unavailable name.] Junior synonym of biskrense: Cagniant, 1997: 97.

Description

References

  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1971c. Catalogo delle specie di Formicidae d'Italia (Studi sulla mirmecofauna d'Italia X). Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 50: 5-287 (page 134, Raised to species)
  • 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 89, Raised to species)
  • Cagniant, H. 1997. Le genre Tetramorium au Maroc (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): clé et catalogue des espèces. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (N.S.) 33: 89-100 (page 95-97, Senior synonym of oxyomma, jarbas, kahenae and tingitanum)
  • Espadaler, X. & Gómez, K. 2014. Tetramorium biskrense Forel, 1904 en España y Portugal peninsulares (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa, 55, 303-305.
  • Finzi, B. 1940 [1939]. Formiche della Libia. Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 18: 155-166 (page 161, Raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1904d. Miscellanea myrmécologiques. Rev. Suisse Zool. 12: 1-52 (page 13, worker, queen, male described)
  • Menozzi, C. 1933b. Le formiche della Palestina. Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 12: 49-113 (page 75, Raised to species (in key))
  • Santschi, F. 1918c. Nouveaux Tetramorium africains (Suite et fin). Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 9: 153-156 (page 155, Stirps of caespitum)
  • Santschi, F. 1921a. Notes sur les fourmis paléarctiques. II. Fourmis d'Asie Mineure récoltées par M. H. Gadeau de Kerville. Bol. R. Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. 21: 110-116 (page 112, Stirps of caespitum)