Temnothorax arenarius

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Temnothorax arenarius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. arenarius
Binomial name
Temnothorax arenarius
(Santschi, 1908)

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Israel, Tunisia (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • arenarius. Leptothorax arenarius Santschi, 1908: 527 (w.q.l.) TUNISIA. Santschi, 1910b: 62 (m.). Combination in L. (Temnothorax): Santschi, 1918a: 32; in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271. Current subspecies: nominal plus fusciventris, kruegeri.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 271, Combination in Temnothorax)
  • Santschi, F. 1908. Nouvelles fourmis de l'Afrique du Nord (Égypte, Canaries, Tunisie). Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 77: 517-534 (page 527, worker, queen, larva described)
  • Santschi, F. 1910b. Nouvelles fourmis de Tunisie (suite). Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 1: 61-64 (page 62, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1918a. Leptothorax nouveaux de l'Afrique Mineure. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 9: 31-38 (page 32, Combination in L. (Temnothorax))

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Bernard F. 1953. Les fourmis du Tassili des Ajjer. Pp. 121-250 in: Bernard, F. (ed.) 1953. Mission scientifique au Tassili des Ajjer (1949). Volume I. Recherches zoologiques et médicales. Paris: P. Lechevalier, 302 pp.
  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection
  • Santschi, F. "Nouvelles fourmis de Tunisie (suite) (1)." Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 1 (1910): 61-64.
  • Santschi, F. 1908. Nouvelles fourmis de l'Afrique du Nord (Égypte, Canaries, Tunisie). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 77: 517-534.
  • Santschi, F. 1910. Nouvelles fourmis de Tunisie (suite). Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de l'Afrique du Nord 1: 61-64.
  • Vonshak M., and A. Ionescu-Hirsch. 2009. A checklist of the ants of Israel (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Israel Journal of Entomology 39: 33-55.