Temnothorax platycephalus

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Temnothorax platycephalus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. platycephalus
Binomial name
Temnothorax platycephalus
(Espadaler, 1997)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Iberian Peninsula, Spain (type locality).


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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • platycephalus. Leptothorax platycephalus Espadaler, 1997a: 153 (w.q.m.) SPAIN. Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271.

Type Material

Types studied by Salata et al. (2018): Temnothorax platycephalus: Pataype (w.) (CASENT0912982): [Paratypus | L. platycephalus | X. Espadaler det. || ANTWEB | CASENT | 0912982 || Nava las Correhuelas | Sa Cazorla (J) 1650 m | 26-VII-1983 ||X. Espadaler leg.] (NHMB).

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Espadaler, X. "Diagnosis preliminar de siete especies nuevas de hormigas de la Península Ibérica." Zapateri Rev. Aragon. Entomol. 6 (1997): 152-153.
  • Espadaler, X. "Formicidos de las sierras de Cazorla, del Pozo y Segura (Jaén, España)." Ecología 11 (1997): 489-499.