Tetramorium argentirubrum

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Tetramorium argentirubrum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. argentirubrum
Binomial name
Tetramorium argentirubrum
Dietrich, 2004

This species is known only from its original type locality (Borowiec & Salata, 2020).

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Jordan (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.

  • argentirubrum. Tetramorium argentirubrum Dietrich, 2004: 332, fig. 3 (w.) JORDAN.

Type Material

Bezděčková et al. (2017) - Three paratypes are deposited in Moravian Museum, Brno, Czech Republic (all dry-mounted on point card labels):

  • PARATYPES (3 workers, on one pin): ‘Jordanien, JOR / Shaumari Wildlife Reserve / 1996-3-21 / leg. C. O. Dietrich [p] // Tetramorium / argentirubrum / Dietrich, 2004 / det. C.O. Dietrich // Invent. č. [p] / 6650–6652 [hw] / Ent. / Mor. museum, Brno [p] // Paratypen [p, red label]’.

Description

Dietrich 2004, page 323.
Dietrich 2004, page 324.

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Bezdeckova K., P. Bexdecka, J. Macek, and I. Malenovsky. 2017. Catalogue of type specimens of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) deposited in Czech museums. Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 57(1): 295-308.
  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.