Temnothorax dessyi

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Temnothorax dessyi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species group: angustulus
Species: T. dessyi
Binomial name
Temnothorax dessyi
(Menozzi, 1936)

In Greece this species is known from Mediterranean coniferous forests (Salata & Borowiec, 2019).

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.

  • dessyi. Leptothorax (Leptothorax) dessyi Menozzi, 1936d: 289, fig. 13 (w.) GREECE. Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271.

Type Material

Types studied by Salata et al. (2018): Temnothorax dessyi: Syntype (w.): [Leptothorax | Dessyi | Typus! Menoz. | Menozzi dater. || Dlimbo | Scapranto | 24.IV.1934 | C. Menozzi] (DSAB).

Description

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
  • Kiran K., and C. Karaman. 2012. First annotated checklist of the ant fauna of Turkey (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa 3548: 1-38.
  • Kiran K., and V. Aksoy. 2011. Ant fauna of Sultan Mountains, Turkey (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). p. 22. In: 4th Central European Workshop of Myrmecology, CEWM, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
  • Salata S., and L. Borowiec. 2018. Taxonomic and faunistic notes on Greek ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Annals of the Upper Silesian Museum in Bytom Entomology 27: 1-51.