Temnothorax angustulus

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Temnothorax angustulus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species group: angustulus
Species: T. angustulus
Binomial name
Temnothorax angustulus
(Nylander, 1856)

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Specimen Label

Subspecies
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Balearic Islands, Croatia, France (type locality), Iberian Peninsula, Libya, Malta, Portugal, Republic of Macedonia, Spain.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Fungi

This species is a host for the fungus Myrmicinosporidium durum (a pathogen) (Espadaler & Santamaria, 2012).

Life History Traits

  • Queen number: monogynous (Frumhoff & Ward, 1992)

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • angustulus. Myrmica angustula Nylander, 1856b: 88, pl. 3, fig. 36 (w.) FRANCE. De Stefani, 1889: 145 (q.m.); Emery, 1916b: 183, 187 (q.m., respectively). Combination in Leptothorax: Mayr, 1861: 59; in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271. Subspecies of tuberum: Forel, 1890a: lxxv; Emery, 1891b: 5. Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 123; Forel, 1894d: 37; Forel, 1907b: 206; Emery, 1916b: 175; Bondroit, 1918: 136. Current subspecies: nominal plus angustinodis, bordagei.
  • bordagei. Leptothorax angustulus var. bordagei Bondroit, 1918: 137 (w.) FRANCE.
    • Subspecies of angustulus: Emery, 1924d: 252; Bolton, 1995b: 236.
    • Junior synonym of angustulus: Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009: 494.

Type Material

Description

Karyotype

  • n = 23 (France) (Fischer, 1987) (as Leptothorax angustulus).

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