Temnothorax adlerzi

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Temnothorax adlerzi
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. adlerzi
Binomial name
Temnothorax adlerzi
(Douwes, Jessen & Buschinger, 1988)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Greece (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • adlerzi. Epimyrma adlerzi Douwes, Jessen & Buschinger, 1988: 240, figs. 2-5 (q.m.) GREECE. Combination in Myrmoxenus: Schulz & Sanetra, 2002: 167; in Temnothorax: Ward et al., 2014: 15.

Description

Karyotype

  • n = 10 (Greece) (Douwes et al., 1988) (as Epimyrma adlerzi).

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Borowiec L., and S. Salata. 2012. Ants of Greece - Checklist, comments and new faunistic data (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus 23(4): 461-563.
  • Borowiec L., and S. Salata. 2017. Ants of the Peloponnese, Greece (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Polish Journal of Entomology 86: 193-236.
  • Czechowski W., A. Radchenko, W. Czechowska and K. Vepsäläinen. 2012. The ants of Poland with reference to the myrmecofauna of Europe. Fauna Poloniae 4. Warsaw: Natura Optima Dux Foundation, 1-496 pp
  • Douwes, P., K. Jessen, and A. Buschinger. "Epimyrma adlerzi sp. n. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Greece: morphology and life history." Entomologica Scandinavica 19 (1988): 239-249.
  • Heinze J., A. Buschinger, T. Poettinger, M. Suefuji. 2015. Multiple convergent Origins of workerlessness and inbreeding in the socially parasitic ant genus Myrmoxenus. PLoS ONE 10(7): e0131023. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0131023