Trichomyrmex nengraharicum

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Trichomyrmex nengraharicum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Trichomyrmex
Species: T. nengraharicum
Binomial name
Trichomyrmex nengraharicum
(Pisarski, 1970)

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Afghanistan (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • nengraharicum. Monomorium (Parholcomyrmex) nengraharicum Pisarski, 1970: 309, figs. 1-9 (w.q.) AFGHANISTAN.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 2 paratype workers, 24 paratype queens.
    • Type-localities: holotype Afghanistan: Prov. Nengrahar, 10 km. EES Jalalabad, 620 m., 5.iii.1966 (PT 25) (D. Povolný & F. Tenora); paratypes: 2 workers, 21 queens with same data, 3 queens with same data but 19.iii.1966 (PT 15).
    • Type-depositories: MMBC (holotype); MIZW, MMBC (paratypes).
    • Combination in Trichomyrmex: (provisional, unpublished).
    • [Note: provisional combination as original description cites Parholcomyrmex.]
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 265.
    • Distribution: Afghanistan.

Type Material

Bezděčková et al. (2017) - Holotype and 17 paratypes are deposited in Moravian Museum, Brno, Czech Republic (all dry-mounted, glued on rectangular card labels):

  • HOLOTYPE (worker): ‘O. Afghanistan / Prov. Nengrahar / Povolný & Tenora [p] // (25) 8 km öös. / Jalalabad / 5. 3. 66 620 m [p] // Monomorium / nengraharicum / sp.n [hw] / det. B. Pisarski [p] // Holotyp [hw, red label] // Invent. č. [p] / 545/Ent [hw] / Mor. museum, Brno [p] // Holo- / typus [p, red label]’.
  • PARATYPES (1 worker 12 queens): ‘O. Afghanistan / Prov. Nengrahar / Povolný & Tenora [p] // (25) 8 km öös. / Jalalabad / 5. 3. 66 620 m [p] // Monomorium / nengraharicum / sp. n. / det. B. Pisarski [p] // Para- / typus [p, red label] // Invent. č. [p] / 546–558/Ent. [respectively, hw] / Mor. museum, Brno [p]’.
  • PARATYPES (4 alate queens): ‘O. Afghanistan / Prov. Nengrahar / Povolný & Tenora [p] // (15) 10 km öös. / Jalalabad / 19. 2. 66 620 m [p] // Monomorium / nengraharicum / sp. n. / det. B. Pisarski [p] // Para- / typus [p, red label] // Invent. č. [p] / 559–562 / Ent. [respectively, hw] / Mor. museum, Brno [p]’.

Taxonomic Notes

Provisional combination in Trichomyrmex as original description cites Parholcomyrmex.

Description

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