Temnothorax tyndalei

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

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Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality), Iberian Peninsula, Morocco, Spain.

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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.

  • tyndalei. Leptothorax tuberum subsp. tyndalei Forel, 1909e: 373 (w.) ALGERIA. Cagniant, 1966a: 18 (q.m.). Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271. Raised to species: Cagniant, 1966a: 17. Senior synonym of balli, cervantesi: Cagniant & Espadaler, 1997: 273.
  • cervantesi. Leptothorax cervantesi Santschi, 1919e: 242, fig. 1 (w.) SPAIN. Junior synonym of tyndalei: Cagniant & Espadaler, 1997: 273.
  • balli. Leptothorax balli Santschi, 1939c: 3, fig. 1 (w.) MOROCCO. Junior synonym of tyndalei: Cagniant & Espadaler, 1997: 273.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 271, Combination in Temnothorax)
  • Cagniant, H. 1966a. Description des trois castes de Leptothorax tyndalei (Forel) (Hym. Formicidae). Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 71: 17-21 (page 18, queen, male described)
  • Cagniant, H. 1966a. Description des trois castes de Leptothorax tyndalei (Forel) (Hym. Formicidae). Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 71: 17-21 PDF (page 17, Raised to species)
  • Cagniant, H.; Espadaler, X. 1997. Les Leptothorax, Epimyrma et Chalepoxenus du Maroc (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Clé et catalogue des espèces. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (n.s.) 33: 259-284 (page 273, Senior synonym of balli and cervantesi)
  • Forel, A. 1909k. Études myrmécologiques en 1909. Fourmis de Barbarie et de Ceylan. Nidification des Polyrhachis. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 45: 369-407 (page 373, worker described)