Temnothorax flavispinus amilcaris

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Temnothorax flavispinus amilcaris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. flavispinus
Subspecies: T. flavispinus amilcaris
Trinomial name
Temnothorax flavispinus amilcaris
(Santschi, 1939)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Tunisia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • amilcaris. Leptothorax flavispinus st. amilcaris Santschi, 1939d: 76 (w.) TUNISIA. [First available use of Leptothorax flavispinus st. santschii var. amilcaris Santschi, 1911a: 12; unavailable name.]



  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 271, Combination in Temnothorax)
  • Santschi, F. 1939d. Notes sur des Camponotus et autres fourmis de l'Afrique Mineure. Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 19: 66-87 (page 76, worker described)