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Species: Tapinoma erraticum   (Latreille, 1798) 

Classification:
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See Also:

Tapinoma erraticum_cf, Tapinoma erraticum platyops

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Formica erratica Latreille, 1798 PDF: 44 (w.q.m.) FRANCE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Tapinoma: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 373; Smith, 1855a PDF: 111.
Status as species: Latreille, 1802a PDF: 182; Schenck, 1852 PDF: 67; Smith, 1855a PDF: 111; Mayr, 1855 PDF: 373 (redescription); Nylander, 1856b PDF: 71; Gredler, 1858 PDF: 16; Smith, 1858a PDF: 55; Mayr, 1861 PDF: 41 (in key); Smith, 1861a PDF: 34; Roger, 1863b PDF: 13; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 455; Mayr, 1865 PDF: 62; Smith, 1871c: 2; Dours, 1873 PDF: 166; Forel, 1874 PDF: 60 (in key); André, 1874b: 185 (in key); Mayr, 1877a: 11; Emery, 1878a PDF: ix (in list); Emery, 1878: 49; Emery & Forel, 1879 PDF: 454; Mayr, 1880 PDF: 30; Saunders, 1880 PDF: 210; André, 1881c PDF: 63; André, 1882c PDF: 222 (in key); White, 1884 PDF: 256; Forel, 1886e PDF: clxvii; Forel, 1889 PDF: 256; Nasonov, 1889: 26; Forel, 1890b PDF: lxviii; Saunders, 1890 PDF: 203; Emery, 1891c: 15; Forel, 1892j PDF: 308; Lameere, 1892: 65; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 164; Medina, 1893 PDF: 105; Forel, 1894d PDF: 13; Forel, 1895e PDF: 227; Saunders, 1896 PDF: 27; Ruzsky, 1902d PDF: 19; Ruzsky, 1903b PDF: 308; Ruzsky, 1905b: 473; Forel, 1906c PDF: 189; Wasmann, 1906 PDF: 115 (in key); Forel, 1907h PDF: 15; Forel, 1909c PDF: 104; Forel, 1910a PDF: 13; Bondroit, 1910 PDF: 489; Karavaiev, 1911a PDF: 46; Karavaiev, 1911b PDF: 9; Forel, 1911f PDF: 350; Karavaiev, 1912a PDF: 15; Krausse, 1912c PDF: 165; Emery, 1913a PDF: 40; Stitz, 1914 PDF: 78; Forel, 1915d: 43 (in key); Donisthorpe, 1915f: 179; Emery, 1916a PDF: 215; Karavaiev, 1916a PDF: 498; Wheeler & Mann, 1916 PDF: 172; Escherich, 1917: 329; Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 89; Santschi, 1919e PDF: 246; Menozzi, 1921 PDF: 32; Santschi, 1921a PDF: 114; Soudek, 1922b PDF: 59; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1923b PDF: 250; Müller, 1923b PDF: 111; Finzi, 1923a PDF: 4; Lomnicki, 1925b PDF: 2; Emery, 1925b PDF: 53 (redescription); Stärcke, 1926a PDF: 117 (in key); Wheeler, 1926a PDF: 4; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1927d PDF: 34; Donisthorpe, 1927c: 200; Lomnicki, 1928 PDF: 6; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929b PDF: 42; Finzi, 1930d PDF: 315; Karavaiev, 1930b PDF: 147; Cori & Finzi, 1931 PDF: 240; Soudek, 1931 PDF: 11; Gösswald, 1932 PDF: 65; Santschi, 1932e PDF: 71; Arnol'di, 1933a: 601 (in key); Grandi, 1935 PDF: 102; Zimmermann, 1935 PDF: 43; Karavaiev, 1936: 169; Novák & Sadil, 1941 PDF: 96 (in key); Holgersen, 1943c PDF: 166 (in key); Kratochvíl, in Kratochvíl et al., 1944 PDF: 79 (in key); Van Boven, 1947b PDF: 180 (in key); Arnol'di, 1948a PDF: 212 (in list); Donisthorpe, 1950e PDF: 1062; Consani & Zangheri, 1952 PDF: 42; Ceballos, 1956: 309; Bernard, 1956b PDF: 259; Baroni Urbani, 1964a PDF: 6; Baroni Urbani, 1964b PDF: 55; Baroni Urbani, 1964c PDF: 159; Bernard, 1967a PDF: 257 (redescription); Baroni Urbani, 1968e PDF: 475; Kutter, 1968b PDF: 60; Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969 PDF: 76; Baroni Urbani, 1971c PDF: 159; Collingwood, 1971 PDF: 163; Baroni Urbani, 1974a PDF: 236; Bolton & Collingwood, 1975: 7 (in key); Pisarski, 1975: 28; Tarbinsky, 1976 PDF: 123 (redescription); Aktaç, 1977 PDF: 124; Van Boven, 1977 PDF: 125; Kutter, 1977c: 181; Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 547 (in key); Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 87 (in key); Collingwood, 1979 PDF: 35; Barquín, 1981: 357; Schembri & Collingwood, 1981 PDF: 421; Seifert, 1984a PDF: 151; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 57; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 279 (in key); Kugler, 1988: 258; Dlussky et al., 1990 PDF: 169; Le Moli & Rosi, 1991: 34; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 192; Hohmann et al., 1993: 159; Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 143; Arakelian, 1994 PDF: 73; Bolton, 1995b: 400; Poldi et al., 1995: 6; Espadaler, 1997g PDF: 27; Collingwood & Prince, 1998: 20 (in key); Gallé et al., 1998: 216; Czechowski et al., 2002 PDF: 14; Markó & Csosz, 2002 PDF: 117; Karaman & Karaman, 2003 PDF: 46; Karaman & Karaman, 2005 PDF: 56; Bračko, 2006 PDF: 144; Markó et al., 2006 PDF: 66; Petrov, 2006 PDF: 103 (in key); Schultz et al., 2006 PDF: 203; Bračko, 2007 PDF: 19; Radchenko, 2007 PDF: 38; Seifert, 2007: 256; Werner & Wiezik, 2007 PDF: 142; Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008 PDF: 130; Paknia et al., 2008 PDF: 155; Borowiec et al., 2009 PDF: 379; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009 PDF: 478; Lapeva-Gjonova et al., 2010 PDF: 32; Boer, 2010: 16; Csosz et al., 2011 PDF: 58; Karaman, 2011b PDF: 64; Legakis, 2011 PDF: 23; Borowiec & Salata, 2012 PDF: 537; Czechowski et al., 2012: 66; Kiran & Karaman, 2012 PDF: 4; Seifert, 2012a PDF: 144; Berville et al., 2013 PDF: 78; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 167 (see note in bibliography); Bračko et al., 2014 PDF: 17; Lebas et al., 2016: 116; Radchenko, 2016: 88; Steiner et al., 2017: 17; Salata & Borowiec, 2018c 10.5281/zenodo.2199191 PDF: 48; Seifert, 2018: 242; Werner et al., 2018 PDF: 6; Bračko, 2019 10.23885/181433262019151-165175 PDF: 173; Khalili-Moghadam et al., 2019 10.2478/pjen-2019-0013 PDF: 165.
// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Canary Islands, Morocco
    Asia: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    Europe: Albania, Andorra, Austria, Balearic Islands, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Channel Islands, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Åland Islands
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Throughout SLO

Biology:

Mostly dry open habitats

Notes:

(Dutch vernacular name: mergeldraaigatje)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Tapinoma erraticum   Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Alipanah, H., 2008, A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 11, pp. 151-159: 155, (download) 155 21820
Tapinoma erraticum   Forel, A., 1904, Note sur les fourmis du Musée Zoologique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences à St. Pétersbourg., Yezhegodnik Zoologicheskogo Muzeya Imperatorskoi Akademii Nauk 8, pp. 368-388: 9, (download) 9 3994
Tapinoma erraticum   Forel, A., 1910, Glanures myrmecologiques., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 54, pp. 6-32: 3-4, (download) 3-4 4022
Tapinoma erraticum   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: 68, (download) 68 3926
Tapinoma erraticum   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 35-36, (download) 35-36 6175
Tapinoma erraticum   Forel, A., 1910, Glanures myrmecologiques., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 54, pp. 6-32: 8, (download) 8 4022

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 154 times found in Unknown, 34 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 6 times found in dry grassland, 5 times found in heathlands, 3 times found in Ruderal, 3 times found in deciduous forest, 3 times found in pine forest and roadsides, 3 times found in oak forest, 3 times found in Meadow, 2 times found in Montaña calcarea con poca veg., ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 18 times under stone, 9 times Foraging, 7 times on rocks, 6 times Nest under stone, 5 times ground foragers, 4 times on the ground, 4 times nbp, 3 times on ground, 2 times road side, 2 times on path, 2 times ground nest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 39 times Pitfall trap, 33 times Manual catch, 33 times search, 30 times Hand, 2 times pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 2 - 1700 meters, 576 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1867-06-10 and 2020-08-14

Type specimens: Lectotype of Tapinoma erraticum bononiensis: antweb1041292; Lectotype of Tapinoma tauridis: antweb1038038; neotype of Tapinoma erraticum: antweb1008468; syntype of Tapinoma erraticum: antweb1008478; syntype of Tapinoma nigerrimoerraticum: casent0909763; syntype of Tapinoma tauridis transcaucasica: casent0917136, casent0917137; syntype of Tapinoma breve: casent0904020; syntype of Tapinoma erraticum bononiensis: casent0904022; syntype of Tapinoma tauridis: casent0904021; type of Tapinoma erraticum: casent0903076



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