Temnothorax nadigi

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Temnothorax nadigi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species group: nadigi
Species: T. nadigi
Binomial name
Temnothorax nadigi
(Kutter, 1925)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Andorra, Armenia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Iberian Peninsula, Iran, Iran, Poland, Republic of Macedonia, Spain, Switzerland (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • nadigi. Leptothorax nadigi Kutter, 1925: 409, figs. (w.q.) SWITZERLAND. Espadaler, 1984: 136 (m.). Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271. Senior synonym of caucasicus: Schulz, in Czechowski, Radchenko & Czechowska, 2002: 55. See also: Stitz, 1939: 178; Kutter, 1977c: 132.
  • caucasicus. Leptothorax caucasicus Arnol'di, 1977a: 198 (w.) GEORGIA. Radchenko, 1995d: 6 (q.m.). Senior synonym of hasardaghi: Radchenko, 1994d: 154 (in key); Radchenko, 1995d: 5. Junior synonym of nadigi: Schulz, in Czechowski, Radchenko & Czechowska, 2002: 55.
  • hasardaghi. Leptothorax hasardaghi Dlussky & Zabelin, 1985: 226, fig. 4 (w.q.) TURKMENIA. Junior synonym of caucasicus: Radchenko, 1994d: 154 (in key).



  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 271, Combination in Temnothorax)
  • Czechowska, W.; Radchenko, A.; Czechowski, W. 1998. Ecological and taxonomic notes on Leptothorax nadigi Kutter, 1925 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) - an ant new to Poland. Ann. Zool. (Warsaw) 48: 119-123 (page 121, taxonomic notes)
  • Czechowski, W.; Radchenko, A.; Czechowska, W. 2002. The ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of Poland. Warsaw: Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences: 200 pp. (page 55, Schulz in:Senior synonym of caucasicus)
  • Espadaler, X. 1984. Leptothorax nadigi Kutter, 1925 y Goniomma blanci (André, 1881): descripción de los machos (Hym. Formicidae). Bol. Asoc. Esp. Entomol. 8: 135-141 (page 136, male described)
  • Espadaler, X.; Franch Batlle, J. 1978 [1977]. Leptothorax nadigi Kutter, 1925 (Hym. Formicidae) en España. Bol. Asoc. Esp. Entomol. 1: 161-162 (page 161, Record in Spain)
  • Kutter, H. 1925. Eine neue Ameise der Schweiz. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 13: 409-412 (page 409, figs. worker, queen described)
  • Kutter, H. 1977c. Hymenoptera, Formicidae. Insecta Helv. Fauna 6: 1-298 (page 132, see also)
  • Radchenko, A.G., Yusupov, Z.M., Fedoseeva, E.B. 2015. Taxonomic notes for some Caucasian Temnothorax Mayr, 1861 species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), with descriptions of three new species. Caucasian Entomomological Bulletin 11: 161–167.
  • 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 178, see also)
  • Wiezik, M. 2005a. First records of Leptothorax albipennis and L. nadigi (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae) from Slovakia. Biológia (Bratisl.) 60: 170 (page 170, see also)