Temnothorax clypeatus

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Temnothorax clypeatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. clypeatus
Binomial name
Temnothorax clypeatus
(Mayr, 1853)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Austria (type locality), Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Hungary, Iberian Peninsula, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine.


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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.

  • clypeatus. Myrmica clypeata Mayr, 1853c: 282 (w.) AUSTRIA. Stitz, 1914: 62 (q.m.); Emery, 1916b: 183 (q.); Jaeger, 1933: 101 (m.). Combination in Leptothorax: Mayr, 1855: 436; in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271. See also: Stitz, 1939: 177; Baroni Urbani, 1971c: 103; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992; 135.

Type Material

Types studied by Salata et al. (2018): Temnothorax clypeatus: Syntype (w.) (CASENT0901782): [clypeatus| G. Mayr, Type. || SYN- | TYPE || Brit. Mus. | 1922-501 || Prater | Coll. G. Mayr || ANTWEB | CASENT | 0901782 || BMNH(E) | 1014983] (BMNH).

Description

References

  • Atanassov, N.; Dlussky, G. M. 1992. Fauna of Bulgaria. Hymenoptera, Formicidae. Fauna Bûlg. 22: 1-310 (page 135, see also)
  • 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 103, see also)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 271, Combination in Temnothorax)
  • Borowiec, L. & Salata, S. 2013. Ants of Greece – additions and corrections (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 24, 335-401.
  • Emery, C. 1916a [1915]. Fauna entomologica italiana. I. Hymenoptera.-Formicidae. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 47: 79-275 (page 183, queen described)
  • Galkowski, C.; Casevitz-Weulersse, J. 2008. Temnothorax clypeatus (Mayr) en France (Hymenoptera Formicidae Myrmicinae). L'Entomologiste 64:233-238.
  • Jaeger, E. 1933. Zur Kenntnis der Hymenoptera aculeata des Sotlatales (Jugoslavien). I. Konowia 12: 98-102 (page 101, male described)
  • Mayr, G. 1853d. Beschreibungen einiger neuer Ameisen. Verh. Zool.-Bot. Ver. Wien 3: 277-286 (page 282, worker described)
  • Mayr, G. 1855. Formicina austriaca. Beschreibung der bisher im österreichischen Kaiserstaate aufgefundenen Ameisen, nebst Hinzufügung jener in Deutschland, in der Schweiz und in Italien vorkommenden Arten. Verh. Zool.-Bot. Ver. Wien 5: 273-478 (page 436, Combination in Leptothorax)
  • Salata, S., Borowiec, L., Trichas, A. 2018. Taxonomic revision of the Cretan fauna of the genus Temnothorax Mayr, 1861 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), with notes on the endemism of ant fauna of Crete. Annales Zoologici (Warsaw) 68(4): 769-808 (DOI 10.3161/00034541ANZ2018.68.4.004).
  • Stitz, H. 1914. Die Ameisen (Formicidae) Mitteleuropas, insbesondere Deutschlands. Pp. 1-111 in: Schröder, C. (ed.) Die Insekten Mitteleuropas insbesondere Deutschlands. Band II, Hymenopteren, 2. Teil. Stuttgart: Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung, 256 pp. (page 62, queen, male described)
  • Stitz, H. 1939. Die Tierwelt Deutschlands und der angrenzenden Meersteile nach ihren Merkmalen und nach ihrer Lebensweise. 37. Theil. Hautflüger oder Hymenoptera. I: Ameisen oder Formicidae. Jena: G. Fischer, 428 pp. (page 177, see also)