Temnothorax nigritus

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Temnothorax nigritus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. nigritus
Binomial name
Temnothorax nigritus
(Emery, 1878)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality), Georgia.


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 New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • nigritus. Leptothorax nigrita Emery, 1878b: 51 (footnote) fig. (w.) ALGERIA. Forel, 1890a: lxxv (q.). Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271. Current subspecies: nominal plus rupestris, saharensis, salambo.

Type Material

Types studied by Salata et al. (2018): Temnothorax nigritus: Syntype (w.) (CASENT0904737): [Leptothorax nigritus Em | Lambessa (Algiri) || TYPUS || ANTWEB | CASENT | 0904737 || Museo Civico di Genova] (MSNG).


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