Temnothorax georgicus

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Temnothorax georgicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. georgicus
Binomial name
Temnothorax georgicus
Ward, Brady, Fisher & Schultz, 2014



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Armenia, Georgia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • tamarae. Leptothorax tamarae Radchenko, 1994i: 23, fig. 1 (w.) GEORGIA. [Junior secondary homonym of tamarae Arnol'di, 1968: 1811.] Replacement name: georgicus Ward et al., 2014: 15. Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271; in Temnothorax: Ward et al., 2014: 15. See also: Radchenko, 1994d: 150.
  • georgicus. Temnothorax georgicus Ward, Brady, Fisher & Schultz, 2014: 15. Replacement name for tamarae Radchenko, 1994i: 23. [Junior secondary homonym of tamarae Arnol'di, 1968: 1811.]



  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 271, Combination in Temnothorax)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1994c [1993]. New species of ants of the genus Leptothorax (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from southern and eastern Palearctic. Zh. Ukr. Entomol. Tov. 2(2 2: 23-34 (page 23, fig. 1 worker described)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1994e. Identification table for ants of the genus Leptothorax (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from central and eastern Palearctic. Zool. Zh. 73(7-8 8: 146-158 (page 150, see also)
  • Ward, P.S., Brady, S.G., Fisher, B.L. & Schultz, T.R. 2014. The evolution of myrmicine ants: phylogeny and biogeography of a hyperdiverse ant clade (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology, DOI: 10.1111/syen.12090.

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.
  • Csősz S, Heinze J, and I. Mikó. 2015. Taxonomic synopsis of the Ponto-Mediterranean ants of Temnothorax nylanderi species-group. PLoS ONE 10(11): e0140000. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0140000
  • Gratiashvili N., Barjadze S. 2008. Checklist of the ants (Formicidae Latreille, 1809) of Georgia. Proceedings of the Institute of Zoology (Tbilisi) 23: 130-146.