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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, Temnothorax affinis maerens, Temnothorax affinis tuberoaffinis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

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

Taxonomic history


Nearctic Region: Georgia
Neotropical Region: Cuba
Palearctic Region: Aargau, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central Bohemia, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ionian Islands, Italy, Limburg, Lombardia, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Montenegro, Namur, Netherlands, Poland, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Vidin, Vlaams-Brabant

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 dry grassland, 0 times found in S slope, calcarous rocks, 0 times found in canopy of an old oak tree, 0 times found in trees in open, 0 times found in walnut tree, 1 times found in Margen río, ...

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 Malaise trap, 0 times Window trap, 2 times Hand, 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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