Temnothorax smyrnensis

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Temnothorax smyrnensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species group: graecus
Species: T. smyrnensis
Binomial name
Temnothorax smyrnensis
(Forel, 1911)

This species is associated mostly with moderately humid to arid deciduous forests or mediterranean bushes and has been collected on rocks and stones (Salata & Borowiec, 2019).

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Greece, Turkey (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.

  • smyrnensis. Leptothorax bulgaricus subsp. smyrnensis Forel, 1911d: 335 (w.q.) TURKEY.
    • Status as species: Borowiec & Salata, 2018: 9.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec L., and S. Salata. 2018. Notes on ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Samos Island, Greece. Annals of the Upper Silesian Museum in Bytom Entomology 27: 1-13.
  • Forel A. 1911. Fourmis nouvelles ou intéressantes. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 47: 331-400.
  • Salata S., and L. Borowiec. 2018. Taxonomic and faunistic notes on Greek ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Annals of the Upper Silesian Museum in Bytom Entomology 27: 1-51.