Temnothorax stumperi

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Temnothorax stumperi
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. stumperi
Binomial name
Temnothorax stumperi
(Kutter, 1950)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: France, Switzerland (type locality).

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.

  • stumperi. Epimyrma stumperi Kutter, 1950b: 340, figs. 4-7 (m.) SWITZERLAND. Combination in Myrmoxenus: Schulz & Sanetra, 2002: 162. Kutter, 1951: 153 (w.q.); in Temnothorax: Ward et al., 2014: 15. See also: Stumper & Kutter, 1951: 983; Kutter, 1973e: 281.



  • n = 10 (France; Switzerland) (Buschinger et al., 1986; Fischer, 1987) (as Epimyrma stumperi).


  • Buschinger, A.; Ehrhardt, W.; Fischer, K. 1981. Doronomyrmex pacis, Epimyrma stumperi und E. goesswaldi (Hym., Formicidae) neu für Frankreich. Insectes Sociaux 28:67-70. [1981-03] PDF
  • Kutter, H. 1950b. Über zwei neue Ameisen. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 23: 337-346 (page 340, figs. 4-7 male described)
  • Kutter, H. 1951. Epimyrma Stumperi Kutter (Hym. Formicid.). 2. Mitteilung. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 24: 153-174 (page 153, worker, queen described)
  • Kutter, H. 1973f. Beitrag zur Lösung taxonomischer Probleme in der Gattung Epimyrma (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 46: 281-289 (page 281, see also)
  • Schulz, A.; Sanetra, M. 2002. Notes on the socially parasitic ants of Turkey and the synonymy of Epimyrma (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Entomofauna 23(14): 157-172 (page 162, Combination in Myrmoxenus)
  • Stumper, R.; Kutter, H. 1951. Sur l'éthologie du nouveau myrmécobionte Epimyrma Stumperi (nov. spec. Kutter). C. R. Séances Acad. Sci. 233: 983-985 (page 983, see also)