Trichomyrmex dilatatum

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Trichomyrmex dilatatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Trichomyrmex
Species: T. dilatatum
Binomial name
Trichomyrmex dilatatum
(Bernard, 1977)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • dilatatum. Monomorium (Parholcomyrmex) dilatatum Bernard, 1977: 30, fig. 2A-D (w.) ALGERIA.
    • Type-material: 8 syntype workers.
    • Type-localities: 2 syntypes Algeria: wadi Issandilène (Tassili des Ajjer, 1260 m.) (F. Bernard), 6 syntypes Algeria: nr wadi Imlaoulaouène (Hoggar, 16 km. NE Tamanrasset), 1600 m. (F. Bernard).
    • Type-depository: MNHN.
    • Combination in Trichomyrmex: (provisional, unpublished).
    • [Note: provisional combination as original description cites Parholcomyrmex.]
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 261; Borowiec, L. 2014: 118.
    • Distribution: Algeria.

Taxonomic Notes

Provisional combination in Trichomyrmex as original description cites Parholcomyrmex.

Description

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