Temnothorax mauritanicus

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Temnothorax mauritanicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. mauritanicus
Binomial name
Temnothorax mauritanicus
(Santschi, 1909)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Morocco (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • mauritanicus. Leptothorax cabrerae st. mauritanicus Santschi, 1909b: 466 (w.q.m.) MOROCCO. Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271. Raised to species: Santschi, 1939c: 2.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 271, Combination in Temnothorax)
  • Santschi, F. 1909c. Leptothorax rottenbergi et espèces voisines. Rev. Suisse Zool. 17: 459-482 (page 466, worker, queen, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1939c. Trois notes sur quelques fourmis du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique. Bull. Mus. R. Hist. Nat. Belg. 15(1 14: 1-15 (page 2, Raised to species)