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Species: Leptothorax acervorum   (Fabricius, 1793) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Formica acervorum Fabricius, 1793 PDF: 358 (w.) DENMARK. Palearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Denmark (no further data). Type-depositories: ZMUC, ZMUK. Type notes: According to Zimsen, 1964 PDF: 425, 1 specimen in ZMUC, 3 in ZMUK. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as ecervorum by Teranishi, 1932 PDF: 50.]
Combination in Myrmica: Zetterstedt, 1838: 451.
Combination in Mychothorax: Bondroit, 1920a PDF: 153.
Combination in Leptothorax: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 436; Bondroit, 1920b PDF: 303.
Status as species: Latreille, 1798 PDF: 49; Latreille, 1802a PDF: 255; Fabricius, 1804 PDF: 407; Billberg, 1820: 104; Zetterstedt, 1838: 451; Nylander, 1846a PDF: 936; Foerster, 1850a: 61; Smith, 1851 PDF: 5; Schenck, 1852 PDF: 97; Curtis, 1854: 215; Mayr, 1855 PDF: 436 (redescription); Smith, 1855b PDF: 124; Nylander, 1856b PDF: 89; Gredler, 1858 PDF: 25; Smith, 1858a PDF: 118; Mayr, 1861 PDF: 58 (in key); Meinert, 1861 PDF: 329; Roger, 1863b PDF: 26; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 426; Smith, 1871c: 3; Dours, 1873 PDF: 168; Forel, 1874 PDF: 84 (in key); André, 1874b: 189 (in key); Emery, 1878: 50; Emery & Forel, 1879 PDF: 458; Saunders, 1880 PDF: 219; André, 1883a: 294 (in key); White, 1884 PDF: 264; Nasonov, 1889: 30; Forel, 1892j PDF: 314; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 122; Ruzsky, 1896 PDF: 72; Saunders, 1896 PDF: 36; Ruzsky, 1902d PDF: 20; Ruzsky, 1902e PDF: 16; Ruzsky, 1903c PDF: 207; Ruzsky, 1904a PDF: 288; Forel, 1904c PDF: 375; Ruzsky, 1904b: 3; Ruzsky, 1905b: 609; Wasmann, 1906 PDF: 119 (in key); Bondroit, 1910 PDF: 497; Karavaiev, 1912b PDF: 582; Stitz, 1914 PDF: 61; Crawley, 1914a PDF: 91 (in key); Emery, 1914c PDF: 157; Donisthorpe, 1915f: 147; Forel, 1915d: 26 (in key); Emery, 1916a PDF: 176; Ruzsky, 1916: 5; Escherich, 1917: 327 (in key); Wheeler, 1917e PDF: 18; Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 121; Nadig, 1918 PDF: 339; Bondroit, 1920a PDF: 153; Bondroit, 1920b PDF: 303; Soudek, 1922b PDF: 49; Kulmatycki, 1922 PDF: 76; Müller, 1923b PDF: 97; Emery, 1924f PDF: 261; Menozzi, 1925d PDF: 33; Ruzsky, 1925a PDF: 289; Ruzsky, 1925b PDF: 45; Betrem, 1926 PDF: 216; Stärcke, 1926a PDF: 93 (in key); Donisthorpe, 1927c: 164; Karavaiev, 1927c PDF: 108; Karavaiev, 1927d: 267 (in key); Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1928b PDF: 30; Lomnicki, 1928 PDF: 5; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929a PDF: 31; Karavaiev, 1930b PDF: 147; Karavaiev, 1931b PDF: 30; Karavaiev, 1931c PDF: 106; Karavaiev, 1931e PDF: 212; Gösswald, 1932 PDF: 86; Teranishi, 1932 PDF: 50; Arnol'di, 1933a: 598 (in key); Karavaiev, 1934: 142 (redescription); Grandi, 1935 PDF: 101; Ruzsky, 1936 PDF: 93; Stitz, 1939: 158; Menozzi, 1939a PDF: 302; Holgersen, 1940 PDF: 184; Novák, in Novák & Sadil, 1941 PDF: 89 (in key); Holgersen, 1942b PDF: 7; Holgersen, 1943c PDF: 172 (in key); Holgersen, 1944a PDF: 172; Novák, 1944c PDF: 112; Ruzsky, 1946 PDF: 70; Van Boven, 1947b PDF: 178 (in key); Röszler, 1950 PDF: 225; Consani & Zangheri, 1952 PDF: 42; Azuma, 1955 PDF: 79; Ceballos, 1956: 306; Bernard, 1956a PDF: 161; Collingwood, 1962c PDF: 218; Bernard, 1967a PDF: 200 (redescription); Kutter, 1968b PDF: 60; Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969 PDF: 69; Baroni Urbani, 1971c PDF: 97; Collingwood, 1971 PDF: 160; Banert & Pisarski, 1972 PDF: 351; Bolton & Collingwood, 1975: 4 (in key); Pisarski, 1975: 22; Tarbinsky, 1976 PDF: 86 (redescription); Van Boven, 1977 PDF: 99; Kutter, 1977c: 128; Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 543 (in key); Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 83 (in key); Collingwood, 1979 PDF: 70; Onoyama, 1980a PDF: 197; Collingwood, 1981 PDF: 27; Kupyanskaya, 1986b PDF: 96; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 55; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 273 (in key); Nilsson & Douwes, 1987: 60; Kupyanskaya, 1990a: 137; Ogata, 1991b PDF: 96; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 130; Morisita et al., 1992: 28; Arakelian, 1994 PDF: 54; Radchenko, 1994b: 111 (in key); Radchenko, 1994e PDF: 146 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 235; Douwes, 1995: 89; Radchenko, 1995a: 23; Poldi et al., 1995: 4; Espadaler, 1997g PDF: 30; Collingwood & Prince, 1998: 16 (in key); Gallé et al., 1998: 215; Terayama & Onoyama, 1999 PDF: 75 (redescription); Czechowski et al., 2002 PDF: 41; Markó & Csosz, 2002 PDF: 114; Bolton, 2003 PDF: 270; Imai et al., 2003 PDF: 157; Karaman & Karaman, 2003 PDF: 42; Lyu & Cho, 2003: 270; Radchenko, 2004 PDF: 130; Radchenko, 2005b PDF: 135; Karaman & Karaman, 2005 PDF: 54; Bračko, 2006 PDF: 136; Markó et al., 2006 PDF: 69; Petrov, 2006 PDF: 95 (in key); Schultz et al., 2006 PDF: 206; Bračko, 2007 PDF: 17; Pfeiffer et al., 2007 PDF: 4; Seifert, 2007: 223; Werner & Wiezik, 2007 PDF: 140; Zryanin & Zryanina, 2007 PDF: 231; Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008 PDF: 138; Paknia et al., 2008 PDF: 154; Borowiec et al., 2009 PDF: 378; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009 PDF: 488; Lapeva-Gjonova et al., 2010 PDF: 20; Boer, 2010: 49; Csosz et al., 2011 PDF: 57; Karaman, 2011b PDF: 27; Legakis, 2011 PDF: 16; Zhou et al., 2011 PDF: 594; Borowiec & Salata, 2012 PDF: 510; Czechowski et al., 2012: 129; Guénard & Dunn, 2012 PDF: 44; Kiran & Karaman, 2012 PDF: 19; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 99; Lebas et al., 2016: 284; Radchenko, 2016: 209; Steiner et al., 2017: 12; Salata & Borowiec, 2018c 10.5281/zenodo.2199191 PDF: 46; Seifert, 2018: 190; Werner et al., 2018 PDF: 7; Rasheed et al., 2019 10.13102/sociobiology.v66i3.4330 PDF: 432.
Material of the nomen nudum Leptothorax melanocephala referred here by Mayr, 1855 PDF: 411; Bolton, 1995b: 235.
// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
    Asia: Armenia, China, Georgia, Iran, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, North Korea, Pakistan, South Korea, Turkey
    Europe: Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Nearctic, Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Throughout SLO

Biology:

Various habitats, nests in wood, mostly in stumps

Notes:

(Dutch vernacular name: behaarde slankmier)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Leptothorax acervorum   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
Leptothorax   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: 13, (download) 13 21008
Leptothorax acervorum   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: 8, (download) 8 3994
Leptothorax acervorum   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 70-72, (download) 70-72 6175

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 261 times found in Unknown, 65 times found in heathlands, 24 times found in Forest, 11 times found in dry grassland, 9 times found in bogs & fenns, 8 times found in Wet grassland, 6 times found in Anthropogenic, 2 times found in Meadow, 6 times found in shrubs, 3 times found in pine forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times under stone, 1 times nest under stone, 3 times in small, rotten birch log, 3 times in rotten log, 3 times under flat stone, 2 times on dead tree, 1 times in dead pine branch on ground, 2 times in dead branch, 2 times under rock, 1 times on log, 1 times on large rotten log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 96 times Pitfall trap, 49 times Manual catch, 35 times search, 4 times Hand, 1 times hand collection, 2 times Malaise trap, 2 times sifting of soil samples, 1 times insect net, 1 times Window trap, 1 times Color trap, 1 times hand collecting, ...

Elevations: collected from 23 - 2500 meters, 1303 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1879-05-28 and 2020-09-05

Type specimens: Nontype: casent0745180, casent0745181, casent0745182, casent0745183, casent0745184, casent0745185; syntype of Leptothorax acervorum: casent0907570; syntype of Leptothorax acervorum vandeli: casent0912889; type of Leptothorax acervorum: casent0901769, casent0901770; unpublished name: Leptothorax acervorum obscura: casent0909064



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