Leptanilla nana

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Leptanilla nana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Leptanillinae
Tribe: Leptanillini
Genus: Leptanilla
Species: L. nana
Binomial name
Leptanilla nana
Santschi, 1915

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 35.674444° to 35.674444°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Tunisia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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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.

  • nana. Leptanilla nana Santschi, 1915a: 55, fig. 2 (w.) TUNISIA. See also: Baroni Urbani, 1977c: 466.

Description

References

  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1977c. Materiali per una revisione della sottofamiglia Leptanillinae Emery (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Entomol. Basil. 2: 427-488 (page 466, see also)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 229, catalogue)
  • Santschi, F. 1915a. Nouvelles fourmis d'Algérie, Tunisie et Syrie. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 6: 54-63 (page 55, fig. 2 worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Baroni Urbani C. 1977. Materiali per una revisione della sottofamiglia Leptanillinae Emery (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Entomologica Basiliensia 2: 427-488.
  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Santschi F. 1915. Nouvelles fourmis d'Algérie, Tunisie et Syrie. Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de l'Afrique du Nord 6: 54-63
  • Santschi, F.. "Nouvelles fourmis d'Algérie, Tunisie et Syrie." Bulletin de la Société d' Histoire naturelle de l' Afrique du Nord 6 (1915): 54-63.
  • Yasumatsu K. 1960. The occurrence of the subfamily Leptanillinae in Japan (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Esakia 1:17-20.