Temnothorax satunini

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Temnothorax satunini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. satunini
Binomial name
Temnothorax satunini
(Ruzsky, 1902)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • satunini. Leptothorax satunini Ruzsky, 1902b: 477 (w.) CAUCASUS. Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271. Subspecies of bulgaricus: Forel, 1904b: 375; Emery, 1924d: 253; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1926a: 75. Status as species: Ruzsky, 1905b: 575; Tarbinsky, 1976: 102; Arnol'di, 1977a: 203.



  • Arnol'di, K. V. 1977a. New and little known ant species of the genus Leptothorax Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in the European USSR and the Caucasus. Entomol. Obozr. 56: 198-204 (page 203, Status as species)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 271, Combination in Temnothorax)
  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 253, Subspecies/race of bulgaricus)
  • Forel, A. 1904c [1903]. Note sur les fourmis du Musée Zoologique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences à St. Pétersbourg. Ezheg. Zool. Muz. 8: 368-388 (page 375, Subspecies/race of bulgaricus)
  • Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, N. N. 1926b. Neue turkestanische Ameisen. Rus. Entomol. Obozr. 20: 71-77 (page 75, Subspecies/race of bulgaricus)
  • Ruzsky, M. 1902b. Neue Ameisen aus Russland. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 17: 469-484 (page 477, worker described)
  • Ruzsky, M. 1905b. The ants of Russia. (Formicariae Imperii Rossici). Systematics, geography and data on the biology of Russian ants. Part I. Tr. Obshch. Estestvoispyt. Imp. Kazan. Univ. 38(4-6 6: 1-800 (page 575, Status as species)
  • Tarbinsky, Y. S. 1976. The ants of Kirghizia. Frunze: Ilim, 217 pp. (page 102, Status as species)