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Species: Tetramorium forte   Forel, 1904 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Tetramorium caespitum var. forte Forel, 1904c PDF: 371 (w.q.m.) FRANCE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Subspecies of Tetramorium caespitum: Forel, 1905: 173; of Tetramorium ferox: Santschi, 1936c PDF: 203.
Raised to species: Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 71; Casevitz-Weulersse, 1990b: 420.
[Name misspelled as Tetramorium jorte by Ruzsky, 1905b: 534.].

Distribution:


Australasia Region: Australia
Nearctic Region: Georgia
Palearctic Region: Algeria, Armenia, Balearic Islands, China, France, Gibraltar, Iran, Macedonia, Montenegro, Morocco, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Turkmenistan, Ukraine

Distribution Notes:

South European part of former USSR, Crimea Caucasus in Europe Romania, former Czechoslovakia, former Yugoslavia, Bulgaria

Biology:

nesting in dry warm habitats

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Tetramorium forte   Güsten, R., Schulz, A. & Sanetra, M., 2006, Redescription of Tetramorium forte Forel, 1904 (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae), a western Mediterranean ant species., Zootaxa 1310, pp. 1-35: 27, (download) 27 21095
Tetramorium forte   Güsten, R., Schulz, A. & Sanetra, M., 2006, Redescription of Tetramorium forte Forel, 1904 (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae), a western Mediterranean ant species., Zootaxa 1310, pp. 1-35: 2, (download) 2 21095
Tetramorium forte   Güsten, R., Schulz, A. & Sanetra, M., 2006, Redescription of Tetramorium forte Forel, 1904 (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae), a western Mediterranean ant species., Zootaxa 1310, pp. 1-35: 5-26, (download) 5-26 21095
Tetramorium forte   Güsten, R., Schulz, A. & Sanetra, M., 2006, Redescription of Tetramorium forte Forel, 1904 (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae), a western Mediterranean ant species., Zootaxa 1310, pp. 1-35: 28, (download) 28 21095

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Campo de labranza, 1 times found in Ruderal, 1 times found in Al lado del embalse (<1m), 2 times found in Pinar, 1 times found in Pinus pinea+Q. ilex+Q. suber, 1 times found in Urbano, 1 times found in Aceras y cesped, 1 times found in Borde carretera, en jardín, 1 times found in Bosque Quercus pyrenaica, 1 times found in Erial, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Nest open in soil, 2 times Sobre Daucus carota, 1 times Bajo piedra, nido, 1 times Sobre Gramineae, 1 times Sobre Fragaria vesca, 1 times Nido, 1 times Nest entrance, 1 times nbp, 1 times Forrajenado camino, 1 times Correteando en pista de baloncesto, 1 times correteando, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 19 times Hand, 0 times search.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 1700 meters, 681 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Tetramorium forte: casent0911249; Lectotype of Tetramorium maurum tingitanum: casent0911252; syntype of Tetramorium caespitum ferox marocana: casent0915010; syntype of Tetramorium caespitum maura tingitana: casent0915029; syntype of Tetramorium forte: casent0909101; syntype of Tetramorium caespitum caespitum hispanica: casent0904805; syntype of Xiphomyrmex fuscipes ruginodis: casent0915042; type of Tetramorium caespitum var. ruginode: focol2023, focol2024, focol2067, focol2068



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