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Species: Tetramorium forte   Forel, 1904 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

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

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 71; Casevitz-Weulersse, 1990b: 420.
[Name misspelled as Tetramorium jorte by Ruzsky, 1905b: 534.].

Distribution:


Afrotropical Region: Africa
Australasia Region: Australia, Australia and New Zealand, Oceania, Queensland
Indomalaya Region: Asia, Southern Asia
Palearctic Region: Algeria, Alicante, Andalusia, Armenia, Balearic Islands, Castile-La Mancha, Catalonia, Central Asia, China, Eastern Asia, Eastern Europe, Europe, France, Gibraltar, Iran, Macedonia, Madrid, Montenegro, Morocco, Northern Africa, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Southern Europe, Spain, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Western Asia, Western Europe

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, 2 times found in Ruderal, 2 times found in Pinar, 1 times found in Al lado del embalse (<1m), 1 times found in Borde carretera, en jardín, 1 times found in Bosque Quercus pyrenaica, 1 times found in Erial, 1 times found in Pinus halepensis+pistacea lentiscus, 1 times found in Pinus pinea+Q. ilex+Q. suber, 1 times found in Sandy soil, ...

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 Open nest, 1 times Nido, 1 times Nest entrance, 1 times nbp, 1 times Forrajenado camino, 1 times Foraging, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 21 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 1700 meters, 742 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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