Temnothorax santschii

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Temnothorax santschii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. santschii
Binomial name
Temnothorax santschii
(Forel, 1905)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia (type locality).

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.

  • santschii. Leptothorax flavispinus r. santschii Forel, 1905b: 173 (w.q.m.) TUNISIA. Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271. Raised to species and senior synonym of boiteli, facetus: Cagniant & Espadaler, 1997: 276.
  • boiteli. Leptothorax flavispinus st. boiteli Santschi, 1929e: 152 (w.) ALGERIA. Junior synonym of santschii: Cagniant & Espadaler, 1997: 276.
  • facetus. Leptothorax flavispinus var. facetus Santschi, 1939c: 2 (w.) MOROCCO. Junior synonym of santschii: Cagniant & Espadaler, 1997: 276.



  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 271, Combination in Temnothorax)
  • Cagniant, H.; Espadaler, X. 1997. Les Leptothorax, Epimyrma et Chalepoxenus du Maroc (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Clé et catalogue des espèces. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (n.s.) 33: 259-284 (page 276, Raised to species, and senior synonym of boiteli and facetus)
  • Forel, A. 1905e. Miscellanea myrmécologiques II (1905). Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 49: 155-185 (page 173, worker, queen, male described)