Temnothorax desertorum

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Temnothorax desertorum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. desertorum
Binomial name
Temnothorax desertorum
Dlussky & Soyunov, 1988



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Russian Federation (type locality), Turkmenistan.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • desertorum. Temnothorax desertorum Dlussky & Soyunov, 1988: 35, figs. 1, 2 (w.q.) RUSSIA. Combination in Leptothorax: Bolton, 1995b: 238; in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 271.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 238, Combination in Leptothorax)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 271, Combination revived in Temnothorax)
  • Dlussky, G. M.; Soyunov, O. S. 1988. Ants of the genus Temnothorax Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the USSR. Izv. Akad. Nauk Turkm. SSR Ser. Biol. Nauk 1988(4 4: 29-37 (page 35, figs. 1, 2 worker, queen described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Dlussky G. M., O. S. Soyunov, and S. I. Zabelin. 1990. Ants of Turkmenistan. Ashkabad: Ylym Press, 273 pp.