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Genus: Temnothorax   Mayr, 1861 


Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Extant: 394 species, 41 subspecies

Fossil: 7 species

Temnothorax Mayr, 1861 PDF: 68. Type-species: Myrmica recedens, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Genus Temnothorax references
See under Leptothorax for pre-2003 references. Bolton, 2003 PDF: 270 (genus diagnosis). Radchenko, 2004 PDF: 131 (Eastern Palaearctic species key); Radchenko, 2005B PDF: 193 (North Korea species key); Seifert, 2007: 120 (North and Central Europe species key); Terayama, 2009 PDF: 181 (Taiwan species key); Zhou, et al. 2010: 9 (China species key) ; Czechowski, Radchenko, et al. 2012: 366 (Poland species key); Bharti, Gul & Schulz, 2012: 334 (India species key); Snelling, Borowiec & Prebus, 2014 PDF: 80 (California species key);Salata & Borowiec, 2015 PDF: 129 (eastern Mediterranean species key); Bharti, Gul & Sasi, 2016 10.13102/sociobioloby.v63i2.869 PDF: 748 (Indian species key); Csosz, Heinze, Mikó & I, 2015 10.1371/journal.pone.0140000 PDF: 1 (nylanderi-group key, taxonomic synopsis); Galkowski & Lebas, 2016 PDF: 80 (black species key); Sharaf, Akbar, Al Dhafer, Gharbawy & Aldawood, 2017 10.5852/ejt.2017.280 PDF: 1 (Arabian Peninsula species key); Radchenko, Yusupov & Fedoseeva, 2015 PDF 161 (Caucasian species); Catarineu, Barberá & Reyes-López, 2017 10.13102/sociobiology.v64i2.1274 PDF: 143: (Iberian laurae group species key).

Taxon Page Images:



Cracking open an acorn reveals a colony of Temnothorax curvispinosus acorn ants. This species will also nest in walnut shells, twigs, plant galls, and other small pre-formed cavities. Urbana, Illinois, USA.
Image © Alex Wild.

Distribution:

   Genus is native to: Afrotropical, Indomalaya, Nearctic, Neotropical, Palearctic bioregions (based on species list records).

Afrotropical Region: Africa, Cameroon, Eastern Africa, Kakamega, Kenya, Laikipia, Middle Africa, Northern, Sudan, Tana River
Australasia Region: Australia, Australia and New Zealand, Oceania
Indomalaya Region: Asia, Goa, India, Madhya Pradesh, Nepal, Okinawa, Pakistan, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Taiwan, Uttarakhand, Vietnam
Nearctic Region: Alabama, Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas, Baja California, Baja California Sur, British Columbia, California, Canada, Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hidalgo, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North America, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Nuevo León, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puebla, Sonora, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, United States, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Neotropical Region: Americas, Atlántida, Bahamas, Baja Verapaz, Belize, Camagüey, Caribbean, Cayo, Central America, Chiapas, Colombia, Comayagua, Cortés, Costa Caribe Norte, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Progreso, Exuma, Francisco Morazán, Guanacaste, Guantánamo, Guatemala, Guerrero, Haiti, Heredia, Holguín, Honduras, Huehuetenango, Independencia, Isla de la Juventud, Izabal, Jalapa, Jalisco, Jinotega, La Vega, Magdalena, Matagalpa, Matanzas, Mexico, Michoacán de Ocampo, Monseñor Nouel, Morelos, Nicaragua, Nueva Segovia, Oaxaca, Olancho, Ouest, Panama, Pedernales, Pinar del Río, Puerto Rico, Puntarenas, Sacatepéquez, San José, San Marcos, Santiago de Cuba, South America, Suchitepéquez, Totonicapán, United States Virgin Islands, Venezuela, Veracruz, Zacapa
Palearctic Region: Aargau, Abruzzo, Afghanistan, Al Bahah, Albania, Algeria, Alicante, Amasya, Anatolikí Makedonía kai Thráki, Andalusia, Andorra, Antalya, Aragon, Armenia, Artvin, Asir, Austria, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Azerbaijan, Balearic Islands, Balearic Islands, Basilicata, Belarus, Belgium, Blagoevgrad, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Brussels Capital, Bulgaria, Calabria, Campania, Canary Islands, Cantabria, Carinthia, Castile-Leon, Catalonia, Central Asia, Channel Islands, China, Corsica, Crete, Crimea, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dolnośląskie, Drâa-Tafilalet, Dytikí Elláda, Dytikí Makedonía, East Flanders, Eastern Asia, Eastern Europe, Emilia-Romagna, Erzincan, Estonia, Europe, Finland, Flemish Brabant, France, Fukuoka, Fès-Meknès, Geneva, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hainaut, Hatay, Himachal Pradesh, Hokkaido, Hungary, Hyōgo, Ionía Nísia, Iran, Israel, Issyk-Kul, Italy, Jammu and Kashmir, Japan, Jersey, Kabardino-Balkariya, Kagoshima, Kairouan, Kaliningrad, Kanagawa, Kangwŏn, Kayseri, Kazakhstan, Kentrikí Makedonía, Konya, Kumamoto, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lazio, Libya, Liechtenstein, Liguria, Limburg, Lithuania, Lombardia, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Macaronesia, Macedonia, Madeira, Madrid, Malta, Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, Mersin, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Murcia, Māzandarān, Namur, Netherlands, North Korea, Northern Africa, Northern Europe, Norway, Notío Aigaío, Occitanie, Okayama, Pafos, Peloponnísos, Piemonte, Poland, Portugal, Praha, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Pyongyang, Rheinland-Pfalz, Rize, Romania, Russia, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Sicilia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sofia, South Korea, Southern Europe, Spain, Stereá Elláda, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tadla-Azilal, Tajikistan, Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceïma, Thessalía, Tlemcen, Toscana, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruzgān, Uzbekistan, Valais, Valencia, Van, Vidin, Voreío Aigaío, Västra Götaland, Walloon Brabant, West Flanders, Western Asia, Western Europe, Yemen, Ípeiros, İzmir

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Temnothorax   Eguchi, K., Viet, B. T. & Yamane, S., 2011, Generic synopsis of the Formicidae of Vietnam (Insecta: Hymenoptera), Part I - Myrmicinae and Pseudomyrmicinae., Zootaxa 2878, pp. 1-61: 29-30, (download) 29-30 23462
Temnothorax   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008
Leptothorax   Forel, A., 1890, Fourmis de Tunisie et de l'Algérie orientale., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique, Comptes-rendus des Seances 34, pp. 61-76: 72, (download) 72 3926
Temnothorax   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008
Temnothorax   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: 15, (download) 15 21008
Temnothorax   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008
Temnothorax   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008
Temnothorax   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008
Temnothorax   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008
Temnothorax   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008
Temnothorax   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008
Temnothorax   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008
Temnothorax   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: 37, (download) 37 21008
Leptothorax   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: 13, (download) 13 21008
Temnothorax   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008


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