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Species: Leptothorax acervorum

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2014)

1 subspecies

Formica acervorum Fabricius, 1793 PDF: 358 (w.) DENMARK. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Leptothorax: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 436; in Leptothorax (Mychothorax): Ruzsky, 1904a PDF: 288.
Senior synonym of Leptothorax lacteipennis: Nylander, 1846a PDF: 936; of Leptothorax kamtshaticus: Kupyanskaya, 1986b: 96; of Leptothorax orientalis: Kupyanskaya, 1990a: 137; of Leptothorax nigrescens, Leptothorax superus: Radchenko, 1995a: 23.
Material of the nomen nudum Leptothorax melanocephala referred here by Mayr, 1855 PDF: 411.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Leptothorax acervorum vandeli.

See Also:

Leptothorax acervorum convivialis, Leptothorax acervorum kamtshaticus, Leptothorax acervorum nigrescens, Leptothorax acervorum obscura, Leptothorax acervorum orientalis, Leptothorax acervorum superus, Leptothorax acervorum vandeli


Throughout SLO


Various habitats, nests in wood, mostly in stumps


(Dutch vernacular name: behaarde slankmier)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Forel, A., 1904:
Buchara orient. (Tabi-dara - Zagyrdescht, 4 [[ queen ]], 17. VI; Schugnan, fl. Gunt, Sardym, 1 [[ queen ]], 16. VIII. 1897. Kaznakov!).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Unknown, 0 times found in heathlands, 0 times found in Forest, 0 times found in dry grassland, 0 times found in bogs & fenns, 0 times found in Wet grassland, 0 times found in shrubs, 0 times found in Anthropogenic, 0 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 0 times found in Mixed montane forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 0 times Pitfall trap, 0 times Manual catch, 0 times Malaise trap, 0 times sifting of soil samples, 0 times Stump, log stage 2, 0 times Stump, log stage 3, 0 times Color trap, 0 times Under bark, 0 times Hedge row, base of pine tree, soil, 0 times Under rock, 0 times Hedge row, Under root of pine tree, ...

Elevations: collected from 1050 - 2500 meters, 1412 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Leptothorax acervorum: casent0907570; Type of Leptothorax acervorum: casent0901769, casent0901770

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