Temnothorax tenuispinus

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

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Tunisia (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.

  • tenuispinus. Leptothorax tenuispinus Santschi, 1911i: 285 (q.) TUNISIA. Combination in L. (Temnothorax): Santschi, 1918a: 32; in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271.



  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 272, Combination in Temnothorax)
  • Santschi, F. 1911i. Formicides de diverses provenances. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 55: 278-287 (page 285, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1918a. Leptothorax nouveaux de l'Afrique Mineure. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 9: 31-38 (page 32, Combination in L. (Temnothorax))