Temnothorax bernardi

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Temnothorax bernardi
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. bernardi
Binomial name
Temnothorax bernardi
(Espadaler, 1982)

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Specimen Labels

At a Glance • Dulotic  




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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This species is a host for the ant Temnothorax algerianus (a slave maker) (Buschinger et al., 1990).



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

  • bernardi. Epimyrma bernardi Espadaler, 1982a: 1, figs. 1-11 (w.q.) SPAIN. Combination in Temnothorax: Ward et al., 2014: 15. See also: Buschinger, 1995: 75.



  • n = 10 (Spain) (Buschinger et al., 1986; Fischer, 1987) (as Epimyrma bernardi).


  • Buschinger, A. 1995a. Life history of the parasitic ant Epimyrma bernardi Espadaler, 1982 (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Spixiana 18: 75-81 (page 75, see also)
  • Espadaler, X. 1982a. Epimyrma bernardi n. sp., a new parasitic ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Spixiana 5: 1-6 (page 1, figs. 1-11 worker, queen described)