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Species: Myrmica specioides   Bondroit, 1918 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Myrmica specioides Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 100 (w.q.m.) BELGIUM. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Revived from synonymy: Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969 PDF: 57; Collingwood, 1979 PDF: 56; Seifert, 1988b: 16.
Senior synonym of Myrmica puerilis: Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969 PDF: 57; of Myrmica balcanica: Pisarski, 1975: 12; Kutter, 1977c: 70; Seifert, 1988b: 16; of Myrmica scabrinodoides, Myrmica striata: Collingwood, 1979 PDF: 56.
Junior synonym of Myrmica bessarabica: Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 93.
Senior synonym of Myrmica balcanica, Myrmica nevodovskii, Myrmica puerilis, Myrmica sancta, Myrmica scabrinodoides, Myrmica striata, Myrmica tschuliensis: Seifert, 2002A PDF: 95 (by implication); Radchenko & Elmes, 2004 PDF: 229 (by implication); Radchenko & Elmes, 2010 PDF: 284.


Nearctic Region: Georgia, Washington
Palearctic Region: Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Myrmica specioides   Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Pfeiffer, M., 2010, New records of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Iran., Asian Myrmecology 3, pp. 29-38: 34, (download) 34 23045 GoogleMaps
Myrmica specioides   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: 29-30, (download) 29-30 21095
Myrmica specioides   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 56-57, (download) 56-57 6175

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in dry grassland, 0 times found in heathlands, 0 times found in dunes & inland dunes, 0 times found in Unknown, 0 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 0 times found in Anthropogenic, 2 times found in prairie, 0 times found in shrubs, 0 times found in Forest, 0 times found in Wet grassland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nuptial flight from hole in ground, 2 times foragers on ground, parking lot edge. strays. times 1840, 0 times ground foraging, 1 times combination of all ants collected for BioBlitz, 1 times alates stranded on beach, strays in courtyard times 1800, 0 times on ground, 0 times ground nest, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times ground, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Pitfall trap, 0 times Manual catch, 9 times search, 0 times Color trap, 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 360 meters, 103 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Myrmica kozakorum: antweb1008450; Lectotype of Myrmica scabrinodis turcica: antweb1008463; Lectotype of Myrmica scabrinodis turcica: casent0913083; paralectotype of Myrmica specioides: antweb1008458, casent0904068; syntype of Myrmica specioides: casent0900280; syntype of Tetramorium silvestrianum: casent0904830

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