Temnothorax risii

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Temnothorax risii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. risii
Binomial name
Temnothorax risii
(Forel, 1892)

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Canary Islands (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.

  • risii. Leptothorax risii Forel, 1892g: 456 (w.) SPAIN (Canary Is). Santschi, 1909b: 470 (q.); Espadaler & Rodriguez, 1989: 141 (m.). Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271. Senior synonym of globulinodis: Barquin, 1981: 256; of armouri, elongatus: Hohmann, La Roche, et al. 1993: 151.
  • globulinodis. Leptothorax risii st. globulinodis Santschi, 1909b: 471, fig. 4 (w.) SPAIN (Canary Is). Junior synonym of risii: Barquin, 1981: 256.
  • elongatus. Leptothorax elongatus Santschi, 1919e: 247 (w.) SPAIN (Canary Is). Junior synonym of risii: Hohmann, La Roche, et al. 1993: 151.
  • armouri. Leptothorax risii subsp. armouri Wheeler, W.M. 1927g: 111 (w.) SPAIN (Canary Is). Junior synonym of risii: Hohmann, La Roche, et al. 1993: 151.

Description

References

  • Barquín, J. 1981. Las hormigas de Canarias. Taxonomía, ecología y distribución de los Formicidae. Colecc. Monogr. (Secr. Publ. Univ. La Laguna) 3: 1-584 (page 256, Senior synonym of globulinodis)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 271, Combination in Temnothorax)
  • Forel, A. 1892g. Quelques fourmis de la faune méditerranéenne. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 36: 452-457 (page 456, worker described)
  • Hohmann, H.; La Roche, F.; Ortega, G.; Barquín, J. 1993. Bienen, Wespen und Ameisen der Kanarischen Inseln. Veröff. Überseemus. Bremen Naturwiss. 12: 14-712 (page 151, Senior synonym of armouri and elongatus)
  • Santschi, F. 1909c. Leptothorax rottenbergi et espèces voisines. Rev. Suisse Zool. 17: 459-482 (page 470, queen described)