Tetramorium davidi

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Tetramorium davidi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. davidi
Binomial name
Tetramorium davidi
Forel, 1911

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Specimen Labels

Identification

A member of the Tetramorium semilaeve species complex in the Tetramorium caespitum species group.

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Greece, Iran, Israel (type locality), Malta.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • davidi. Tetramorium caespitum subsp. davidi Forel, 1911g: 285 (w.) ISRAEL. Forel, 1913d: 431 (q.). Subspecies of ferox: Menozzi, 1933b: 75 (in key). Raised to species: Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a: 56.

Description

References

  • Agosti, D.; Collingwood, C. A. 1987a. A provisional list of the Balkan ants (Hym. Formicidae) and a key to the worker caste. I. Synonymic list. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 60: 51-62 (page 56, Raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1911g. Die Ameisen des K. Zoologischen Museums in München. Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Kl. K. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. Münch. 11: 249-303 (page 285, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1913d. Fourmis de la faune méditerranéenne récoltées par MM. U. et J. Sahlberg. Rev. Suisse Zool. 21: 427-438 (page 431, queen described)
  • Menozzi, C. 1933b. Le formiche della Palestina. Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 12: 49-113 (page 75, Subspecies of ferox (in key))