Temnothorax pelagosanus

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Temnothorax pelagosanus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. pelagosanus
Binomial name
Temnothorax pelagosanus
(Müller, 1923)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Croatia, Italy (type locality), Republic of Macedonia.

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.

  • pelagosanus. Leptothorax pelagosanus Müller, 1923: 88 (w.) ITALY. Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271. Junior synonym of massiliensis: Baroni Urbani, 1962: 131. Revived from synonymy: Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a: 56.



  • Agosti, D.; Collingwood, C. A. 1987a. A provisional list of the Balkan ants (Hym. Formicidae) and a key to the worker caste. I. Synonymic list. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 60: 51-62 (page 56, Revived from synonymy)
  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1962. Studi sulla mirmecofauna d'Italia. I. Redia 47: 129-138 (page 131, Junior synonym of massiliensis)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 271, Combination in Temnothorax)
  • Müller, G. 1923b. Le formiche della Venezia Guilia e della Dalmazia. Boll. Soc. Adriat. Sci. Nat. Trieste 28: 11-180 (page 88, worker described)