Temnothorax wollastoni

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Temnothorax wollastoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. wollastoni
Binomial name
Temnothorax wollastoni
(Donisthorpe, 1940)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Portugal (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.

  • wollastoni. Leptothorax wollastoni Donisthorpe, 1940a: 45 (w.) PORTUGAL (Madeira I.). Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 271, Combination in Temnothorax)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1940a. Descriptions of new species of ants (Hym., Formicidae) from various localities. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(5): 39-48 (page 45, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Donisthorpe H. 1940. Descriptions of new species of ants (Hym., Formicidae) from various localities. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (11)5: 39-48
  • Wetterer J. K., X. Espadaler, A. L. Wetterer, D. Aguin-Pombo, and A. M. Franquinho-Aguiar. 2006. Long-term impact of exotic ants on the native ants of Madeira. Ecological Entomology 31: 358-368.
  • Wetterer J. K., X. Espadaler, A. L. Wetterer, D. Aguin-Pombo, and A. M. Franquinho-Aguiar. 2007. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Madeiran archipelago. Sociobiology 49: 265-297.