Temnothorax spinosus

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Temnothorax spinosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. spinosus
Binomial name
Temnothorax spinosus
(Forel, 1909)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (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 New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • spinosus. Leptothorax tuberum r. spinosus Forel, 1909e: 377 (w.) ALGERIA. [First available use of Leptothorax tuberum r. unifasciatus var. spinosus Forel, 1894d: 38; unavailable name.] Cagniant, 1970b: 203 (q.m.). Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271. Raised to species: Cagniant, 1970b: 201; Cagniant, 1987c: 249.

Description

Karyotype

  • n = 16 (Algeria) (Fischer, 1987) (as Leptothorax spinosus).

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