Temnothorax maurus

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Temnothorax maurus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. maurus
Binomial name
Temnothorax maurus
(Santschi, 1921)

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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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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

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Nomenclature

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

  • maurus. Leptothorax maurus Santschi, 1921b: 427 (w.) MOROCCO. Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 271, Combination in Temnothorax)
  • Santschi, F. 1921b. Notes sur les fourmis paléarctiques. I. Quelques fourmis du nord de l'Afrique et des Canaries. Mem. R. Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat., Tomo del Cincuentenario: 424-436 (page 427, worker described)