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Species: Leptothorax acervorum   (Fabricius, 1793) 

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

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

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.


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 search, 0 times Malaise trap, 0 times sifting of soil samples, 0 times Hedge row, Under root of pine tree, 0 times Under rock, 0 times insect net, 0 times Window trap, 0 times Roadside, base of pine tree, soil, 0 times Stump, log stage 2, ...

Elevations: collected from 2 - 2500 meters, 742 meters average

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

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