Temnothorax melas

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Temnothorax melas
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. melas
Binomial name
Temnothorax melas
(Espadaler, Plateaux & Casevitz-Weulersse, 1984)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: France (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • melas. Leptothorax melas Espadaler, Plateaux & Casevitz-Weulersse, 1984: 123, figs. 1-15 (w.q.m.) FRANCE (Corsica). Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271.

Description

Karyotype

  • n = 13 (France) (Fischer, 1987) (as Leptothorax melas).

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