Temnothorax proteii

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Temnothorax proteii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. proteii
Binomial name
Temnothorax proteii
Salata, Borowiec & Trichas, 2018

Workers of this species were found in material collected on an entomological umbrella. Habitats where it has been collected include blackberry bushes growing along roads, deciduous forests and macchia and bushes overgrowing banks of streams or rivers. Nests have never been found but are probably in dry branches or galls.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Greece (type locality).


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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.

  • proteii. Temnothorax proteii Salata, Borowiec & Trichas, 2018: 788, figs. 56-60 (w.) GREECE (Crete).

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