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Species: Leptothorax acervorum   (Fabricius, 1793) 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

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

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 acervorum 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.

Distribution:

   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Nearctic Region: United States
Palearctic Region: Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Netherlands, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Distribution Notes:

Throughout SLO

Biology:

Various habitats, nests in wood, mostly in stumps

Notes:

(Dutch vernacular name: behaarde slankmier)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Leptothorax acervorum   Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Alipanah, H., 2008, A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 11, pp. 151-159: 155, (download) 155 21820
Leptothorax   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: 13, (download) 13 21008
Leptothorax acervorum   Forel, A., 1904, Note sur les fourmis du Musée Zoologique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences à St. Pétersbourg., Yezhegodnik Zoologicheskogo Muzeya Imperatorskoi Akademii Nauk 8, pp. 368-388: 8, (download) 8 3994
Leptothorax acervorum   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 70-72, (download) 70-72 6175

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 Mixed montane forest, 0 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 2 times in small, rotten birch log, 2 times in rotten log, 1 times under flat stone, 1 times Rotten log, 1 times pine twig, 1 times on large rotten log, 1 times on dead tree, 1 times on dead pine, 1 times on bark, 1 times Nest undermoss, on stone, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Pitfall trap, 0 times Manual catch, 15 times search, 4 times Hand, 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, ...

Elevations: collected from 35 - 2500 meters, 1121 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Leptothorax acervorum: casent0907570; syntype of Leptothorax acervorum vandeli: casent0912889; type of Leptothorax acervorum: casent0901769, casent0901770; unpublished name: Leptothorax acervorum obscura: casent0909064



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