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Species: Tetramorium spinosum   (Pergande, 1896) 

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Tetramorium spinosum insons

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Xiphomyrmex spinosus Pergande, 1896 PDF: 894 (w.) MEXICO. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1979 PDF: 163.
Senior synonym of Tetramorium insons, Tetramorium wheeleri: Bolton, 1979 PDF: 163.
See also: Smith, 1938a PDF: 127.



Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Tetramorium spinosum comb. n.  Bolton, B., 1979, The ant tribe Tetramoriini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). The genus Tetramorium Mayr in the Malagasy region and in the New World., Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 38, pp. 129-181: 163-164, (download) 163-164 6435
Tetramorium spinosum   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in coffe farm, 0 times found in Tropical hardwood forest, 2 times found in pine forest, 0 times found in Pine-oak forest, 0 times found in Desert canyon forest, 1 times found in hardwood forest, 0 times found in Acacia brush and grass, 0 times found in Pine-oak-cedar forest, 1 times found in Celtis, 1 times found in sabal palm, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 4 times search, 3 times Winkler, 0 times Under rock, 0 times In tree trunk, 0 times Leaf litter, 0 times On hardwood tree, 0 times On rock slide, 0 times wayside park, Under dung

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2286 meters, 967 meters average

Type specimens: paralectotype of Tetramorium spinosum: casent0901047; syntype of Tetramorium wheeleri: casent0909195; syntype of Xiphomymrex spinosus insons: casent0901048

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