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Species: Temnothorax affinis   (Mayr, 1855) 

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(Mann, 1920)

See Also:

Temnothorax affinis_cf, Temnothorax affinis_cf_cr01, Temnothorax affinis_cf_cr02, Temnothorax affinis_cf_do01

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Leptothorax affinis Mayr, 1855 PDF: 442 (w.) AUSTRIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


Indomalaya Region: Asia
Neotropical Region: Americas, Caribbean, Cuba
Palearctic Region: Aargau, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Eastern Europe, Europe, Flemish Brabant, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ionía Nísia, Italy, Limburg, Lombardia, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Namur, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Southern Europe, Spain, Switzerland, Vidin, Western Asia, Western Europe

Distribution Notes:

Throughout SLO


Open forests & forest edges, nests in wood


(Dutch vernacular name: boomslankmier)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Unknown, 0 times found in Forest, 0 times found in Anthropogenic, 0 times found in shrubs, 0 times found in S slope, calcarous rocks, 0 times found in dry grassland, 0 times found in walnut tree in open, 0 times found in mountain deciduous forest, 0 times found in oak forest on rocks, 0 times found in old mountain village, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 0 times on shrubs, 0 times in twig, 0 times in dead twig or wood, 0 times in dead twig or log, 0 times in dead twig, 0 times in dead branch, 0 times in branch, 1 times Forrajeando al sol, 1 times ex dead branch of Sambucus nigra, 0 times deciduous shrubs, 0 times dead twig on ~ 1 m, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Manual catch, 0 times search, 0 times beating, 0 times Pitfall trap, 0 times Window trap, 2 times Hand, 0 times Malaise trap, 0 times sifting of soil samples.

Elevations: collected from 250 - 1135 meters, 494 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Leptothorax tuberum tuberoaffinis: casent0909040; syntype of Temnothorax affinis: casent0907571; type of Leptothorax affinis: focol2006, focol2007

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