Tetramorium splendens

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Tetramorium splendens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. splendens
Binomial name
Tetramorium splendens
Ruzsky, 1902

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Croatia, Greece, Republic of Macedonia, Russian Federation.

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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.

  • splendens. Tetramorium caespitum var. splendens Ruzsky, 1902d: 33 (w.) CAUCASUS. Subspecies of semilaeve: Finzi, 1928c: 789; of caespitum: Karavaiev, 1937: 174. Raised to species: Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 545.

Description

References

  • Arnol'di, K. V.; Dlussky, G. M. 1978. Superfam. Formicoidea. 1. Fam. Formicidae - ants. Pp. 519-556 in: Medvedev, G. S. (ed.) Keys to the insects of the European part of the USSR. Vol. 3. Hymenoptera. Part 1. Opredeliteli Faune SSSR 119:3-584. (page 545, Raised to species)
  • Finzi, B. 1928c. Weitere Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Fauna Griechenlands und der Inseln des Aegäischen Meeres. 1. Ameisen aus Griechenland und von den Aegäischen Inseln. Sitzungsber. Akad. Wiss. Wien Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. Abt. I 137: 787-792 (page 789, Variety/subspecies of semilaeve)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1937. Ants collected in the nature reserves of Kinburnskaya Peninsula and Burkuty. Zb. Prats Zool. Muz. 19: 171-181 (page 174, Variety/subspecies of caespitum)
  • Ruzsky, M. 1902d. Material on the ant fauna of the Caucasus and the Crimea. Protok. Obshch. Estestvoispyt. Imp. Kazan. Univ. 206(su suppl: 1-33 (page 33, worker described)