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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


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Neotropical Region: Cuba
Palearctic Region: Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland

Distribution Notes:

Throughout SLO


Open forests & forest edges, nests in wood


(Dutch vernacular name: boomslankmier)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Forest, 0 times found in Unknown, 0 times found in Anthropogenic, 0 times found in shrubs, 2 times found in S slope, calcarous rocks, 0 times found in dry grassland, 2 times found in walnut tree in open, 0 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 1 times found in arboreal, 1 times found in S-slope, near house, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times dead twig on ~ 1 m, 1 times arboreal, in oak twig, 1 times Agalla, 1 times on the ground, 0 times on shrubs, 1 times on branch, 1 times in twig of a small oak, 1 times in twig, 1 times in dead twig or wood, 1 times in dead twig or log, 1 times in dead twig, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Manual catch, 11 times search, 0 times beating, 0 times Pitfall trap, 2 times Hand, 0 times Malaise trap, 0 times Window trap, 0 times sifting of soil samples.

Elevations: collected from 250 - 1135 meters, 530 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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