Temnothorax canescens

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

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Canary Islands (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • canescens. Leptothorax canescens Santschi, 1908: 526 (q.) SPAIN (Canary Is). Santschi, 1919g: 407 (w.). Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271.



  • 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 526, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1919g. Trois nouvelles fourmis des Canaries. Bol. R. Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. 19: 405-407 (page 407, worker described)