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Species: Temnothorax angustulus   (Nylander, 1856) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Myrmica angustula Nylander, 1856b PDF: 88, pl. 3, fig. 36 (w.) FRANCE. Palearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: neotype worker (by designation of Galkowski & Cagniant, 2017 PDF: 185). Type-locality: neotype France: Villetelle, nr Montpellier, 43.713N, 4.130E, 12.vii.2008 (no collector’s name). Type-depository: MNHN. Type notes: Original syntypes (number not stated): France: Montpellier and Agde (“Monspelii, Agde”) (no collector’s name, presumably Nylander); taxon not recorded by Radchenko, 2007 PDF in Nylander collection in ZMHF. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Neotype designation: Galkowski & Cagniant, 2017 PDF: 185.
[Misspelled as angustus by Santschi, 1918a PDF: 35.]
De Stefani, 1889 PDF: 145 (q.m.); Emery, 1916a PDF: 183, 187 (q.m., respectively).
Combination in Leptothorax: Mayr, 1861 PDF: 59 (in key).
Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271.
Status as species: Smith, 1858a PDF: 117; Mayr, 1861 PDF: 59 (in key); Roger, 1863b PDF: 26; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 427; Emery, 1869b PDF: 14; Dours, 1873 PDF: 168; André, 1874b: 189 (in key); Emery, 1878: 51; Emery & Forel, 1879 PDF: 459; André, 1883a: 301 (in key); De Stefani, 1889 PDF: 145; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 123; Forel, 1894d PDF: 37; Forel, 1907e PDF: 206; Emery, 1916a PDF: 175; Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 136; Menozzi, 1921 PDF: 28; Müller, 1923b PDF: 87 (in key); Emery, 1924f PDF: 252; Kutter, 1927a PDF: 100; Finzi, 1933 PDF: 164; Zimmermann, 1935 PDF: 31; Finzi, 1940 PDF: 161; Bernard, 1956a PDF: 161; Ceballos, 1956: 306; Baroni Urbani, 1964c PDF: 155; Cagniant, 1964 PDF: 89; Bernard, 1967a PDF: 202 (redescription); Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969 PDF: 69; Cagniant, 1970a PDF: 420; Baroni Urbani, 1971c PDF: 103; Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 84 (in key); Schembri & Collingwood, 1981 PDF: 431; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 55; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 274 (in key); Casevitz-Weulersse, 1990c PDF: 418 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 235; Poldi et al., 1995: 4; Schembri & Collingwood, 1995: 155; Espadaler, 1997g PDF: 30; Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271; Bračko, 2006 PDF: 140; Petrov, 2006 PDF: 96 (in key); Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 171 (see note in bibliography); Galkowski & Lebas, 2016 PDF: 84 (in key); Lebas et al., 2016: 344; Galkowski & Cagniant, 2017 PDF: 185 (redescription).
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Libya
    Europe: Balearic Islands, Croatia, France, Italy, Macedonia, Malta, Portugal, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Few localities in Coastal CRO

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in Q. pyrenaica, 1 times found in oak forest, 2 times found in Estanque rodeado de Q. Pyrenaica, 1 times found in Sobre Alnus glutinosa, 1 times found in Suelo yesífero, 1 times found in jaral, 1 times found in Prados.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times Agalla, 2 times Agalla de cinípido, 1 times Rama de Q. pyrenaea, 1 times nido en agalla, 1 times forrajeando en arbol.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 12 times Hand, 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 295 - 1249 meters, 1050 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1926-04-08 00:00:00.0 and 2013-01-27 00:00:00.0

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