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Species: Temnothorax minutissimus   (Smith, 1942) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Leptothorax minutissimus Smith, 1942a PDF: 59, pl. 6 (q.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Leptothorax (Myrafant): Smith, 1979: 1393.
Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271.
See also: Mackay, 2000 PDF: 373
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Central Ohio


Found in colonies of L. curvispinosus in woods and woods' edges.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in mixed broadleaf/pine forest, 1 times found in kettle-hole site.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times ex rotten hickory nut in leaf litter, 1 times Quercus borealis acorn.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times hand collecting, 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 60 - 980 meters, 850 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1921-01-06 and 2018-09-28

Type specimens:

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