Temnothorax kutteri

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Temnothorax kutteri
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. kutteri
Binomial name
Temnothorax kutteri
(Cagniant, 1973)

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Specimen Labels

This species exhibits a form of social parasitism.

At a Glance • Slave-maker  

 

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: France (type locality), Iberian Peninsula, Spain.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

This species is a slave-maker with the following hosts:

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • kutteri. Chalepoxenus kutteri Cagniant, 1973: 148, figs. 1-4 (w.q.m.) FRANCE. Combination in Temnothorax: Ward et al., 2014: 15.

Description

Karyotype

  • n = 12 (France) (Fischer, 1987) (as Chalepoxenus kutteri).

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