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Species: Temnothorax unifasciatus   (Latreille, 1798) 

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See Also:

Temnothorax unifasciatus_cf, Temnothorax unifasciatus_cf_cr01, Temnothorax unifasciatus cordieri, Temnothorax unifasciatus obenbergeri, Temnothorax unifasciatus rougeti, Temnothorax unifasciatus staegeri, Temnothorax unifasciatus ucrainicus, Temnothorax unifasciatus unifasciatointerruptus, Temnothorax unifasciatus unifasciatonigriceps

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

4 subspecies

Formica unifasciata Latreille, 1798: 47 (w.q.m.) FRANCE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Manica: Jurine, 1807: 279; in Leptothorax: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 444; in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 272.
Senior synonym of Temnothorax anoplogynus: Emery, 1916a PDF: 175.
of Temnothorax unifasciatointerruptus Kutter, 1977c: 14; of Temnothorax unifasciatus cordieri and material of the unavailable name Temnothorax paolii referred here: Casevitz-Weulersse, 1990b: 417; of Temnothorax brauneri Karavaiev, Temnothorax kirillovi, Temnothorax salina, Temnothorax ucrainicus: Radchenko, 1995c: 15; of Temnothorax volubilis: Cagniant & Espadaler, 1997: 274.


Nearctic Region: Georgia
Palearctic Region: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Channel Islands, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Jersey, Kazakhstan, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macaronesia, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Distribution Notes:

Throughout SLO


Mostly open forests and forest edges


(Dutch vernacular name: zwartbandslankmier)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Unknown, 0 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 0 times found in Forest, 0 times found in bogs & fenns, 0 times found in dry grassland, 0 times found in lake shore, 1 times found in Nested in gall, 1 times found in Park, pinus, 0 times found in S slope, xerothermous dwarf-oak forest, limestone, 0 times found in shrubs around the old monastery, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 0 times tomb in the cemetery of the monastery, 1 times sous écorce de cerisier, 1 times Nest in Pine nut, 1 times host of Chalepoxenus kutteri, 0 times concrete/stones, 0 times between rocks.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Manual catch, 0 times Malaise trap, 0 times Pitfall trap, 0 times search, 1 times Manual, 0 times sifting of soil samples, 1 times hand-searching.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 388 meters, 192 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Leptothorax volubilis: casent0913013; syntype of Leptothorax tuberum salina: antweb1008483; syntype of Leptothorax tuberum unifasciatointerruptus: casent0907602, casent0909051; syntype of Leptothorax tuberum unifasciatus paolii: casent0913011; type of Temnothorax unifasciatus: casent0901779

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