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'''[[:Category:Palaearctic Region|Palaearctic Region]]''': [[Armenia]], [[Bulgaria]], [[China]], [[Croatia]], [[Czech Republic]], [[Georgia]], [[Greece]], [[Hungary]], [[Iran]], [[Kyrgyzstan]], [[Malta]], [[Montenegro]], [[Romania]], [[Russian Federation]] {{SmallFont|([[type locality]])}}, [[The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia]], [[Turkmenistan]].<br />
'''[[:Category:Palaearctic Region|Palaearctic Region]]''': [[Armenia]], [[Bulgaria]], [[China]], [[Croatia]], [[Czech Republic]], [[Georgia]], [[Greece]], [[Hungary]], [[Iran]], [[Kyrgyzstan]], [[Malta]], [[Montenegro]], [[Republic of Macedonia]], [[Romania]], [[Russian Federation]] {{SmallFont|([[type locality]])}}, [[Turkmenistan]].<br />

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Tetramorium ferox
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. ferox
Binomial name
Tetramorium ferox
Ruzsky, 1903

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Armenia, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Malta, Montenegro, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Russian Federation (type locality), Turkmenistan.

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

  • ferox. Tetramorium caespitum var. ferox Ruzsky, 1903b: 309 (w.q.m.) RUSSIA. Subspecies of caespitum: Emery, 1909d: 703; Emery, 1916b: 194. Raised to species: Cori & Finzi, 1931: 239; Soudek, 1931: 10; Menozzi, 1933b: 75 (in key); Kratochvíl, 1944: 72; Tarbinsky, 1976: 112; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 155. Senior synonym of silhavyi: Bernard, 1967: 235; Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 201; Radchenko, 1992b: 55; of confinis, perspicax: Csösz & Schulz, 2010: 20; material of the unavailable name striaticeps referred here by Radchenko, 1992b: 55.
  • silhavyi. Tetramorium (Lobomyrmex) ferox subsp. silhavyi Kratochvíl, in Novak & Sadil, 1941: 84, fig. 1 (w.q.) CZECHOSLOVAKIA. [Also described as new by Kratochvíl, in Kratochvíl, Novak & Snoflak, 1944: 72.] Junior synonym of ferox: Bernard, 1967: 235; Radchenko, 1992b: 55.
  • confinis. Tetramorium confinis Radchenko & Arakelian, 1990: 374, fig. 2 (w.q.m.) ARMENIA. Junior synonym of ferox: Csösz & Schulz, 2010: 20.
  • perspicax. Tetramorium perspicax Radchenko, 1992b: 56 (w.q.) TURKEY. [First available use of Tetramorium caespitum st. ferox var. perspicax Santschi, 1921a: 111; unavailable name.] Synonym of feroxoides: Radchenko, 1992b: 56. [Radchenko gives perspicax as senior name, but feroxoides has priority: Bolton, 1995b: 412.] Junior synonym of ferox: Csösz & Schulz, 2010: 21.



  • Atanassov, N.; Dlussky, G. M. 1992. Fauna of Bulgaria. Hymenoptera, Formicidae. Fauna Bûlg. 22: 1-310 (page 155, Raised to species)
  • Bernard, F. 1967a [1968]. Faune de l'Europe et du Bassin Méditerranéen. 3. Les fourmis (Hymenoptera Formicidae) d'Europe occidentale et septentrionale. Paris: Masson, 411 pp. (page 235, Senior synonym of silhavyi)
  • Cori, K.; Finzi, B. 1931. Aufzählung der von Karl Cori 1914 auf süddalmatinischen Inseln gesammelten Ameisen. Anz. Akad. Wiss. Wien Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. 68: 237-240 (page 239, Raised to species)
  • Csosz, S. ; Marko, B. 2004. Redescription of Tetramorium hungaricum Roeszler, 1935, a related species of T. caespitum (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecologische Nachrichten 6: 49-59 (page 55, diagnostic characters)
  • Dlussky, G. M.; Soyunov, O. S.; Zabelin, S. I. 1990 [1989]. Ants of Turkmenistan. Ashkhabad: Ylym Press, 273 pp. (page 201, Senior synonym of silhavyi)
  • Emery, C. 1909f. Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) Teil IX. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1909: 695-712 (page 703, Subspecies of caespitum)
  • Emery, C. 1916a [1915]. Fauna entomologica italiana. I. Hymenoptera.-Formicidae. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 47: 79-275 (page 194, Subspecies of caespitum)
  • Kratochvíl, J. 1944. Mravenci mohelnské reservace. Rozbor taxonomicky, faunisticko-oekologicky, sociologicky a zoogeograficky. Pp. 9-102 in: Kratochvíl, J., Novák, V., Snoflák, J. Mohelno. Soubor práci venoványch studiu vyznamne památky prírodní. 5. Hym (page 72, Raised to species)
  • Menozzi, C. 1933b. Le formiche della Palestina. Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 12: 49-113 (page 75, (in key) Raised to species)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1992b. Ants of the genus Tetramorium (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of the USSR fauna. Report 2. Zool. Zh. 71(8 8: 50-58 (page 55, Senior synonym of silhavyi)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1992b. Ants of the genus Tetramorium (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of the USSR fauna. Report 2. Zool. Zh. 71(8 8: 50-58 (page 55, Material of the unavailable name striaticeps referred here)
  • Ruzsky, M. 1903b. Essay on the myrmecofauna of the Kirghiz steppe. Tr. Rus. Entomol. Obshch. 36: 294-316 (page 309, worker, queen, male described)
  • Soudek, S. 1931. Mravenci "Hádu", jizního vybezku Moravského Krasu. (Faunisticky rozbor). Zpr. Kom. Prírodoved. Vyzk. Moravy Slez. Odd. Zool. 19: 1-30 (page 10, Raised to species)
  • Tarbinsky, Y. S. 1976. The ants of Kirghizia. Frunze: Ilim, 217 pp. (page 112, Raised to species)

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