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Species: Myrmica specioides   Bondroit, 1918 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Myrmica specioides Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 100 (w.q.m.) BELGIUM. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as specivides by Karavaiev, 1934: 77.].
Junior synonym of Myrmica scabrinodis: Karavaiev, 1934: 77.
Status as species: Bondroit, 1920a PDF: 146; Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969 PDF: 57; Collingwood, 1971 PDF: 157; Bolton & Collingwood, 1975: 5 (in key); Pisarski, 1975: 12; Kutter, 1977c: 70; Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 79 (in key); Collingwood, 1979 PDF: 56; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 53; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 268 (in key); Seifert, 1988b: 16 (redescription); Seifert, 1994a PDF: 11; Douwes, 1995: 87; Poldi et al., 1995: 2; Seifert, 1996b: 146 (in key); Espadaler, 1997g PDF: 31; Radchenko et al., 1997: 488; Collingwood & Prince, 1998: 12 (in key); Gallé et al., 1998: 214; Czechowski et al., 2002 PDF: 26; Markó & Csosz, 2002 PDF: 112; Seifert, 2002a PDF: 95; Radchenko & Elmes, 2004 PDF: 229; Bolton, 2005 PDF: 14 (in key); Bračko, 2006 PDF: 139; Güsten et al., 2006 PDF: 29; Markó et al., 2006 PDF: 70; Petrov, 2006 PDF: 88 (in key); Bračko, 2007 PDF: 18; Seifert, 2007: 197; Werner & Wiezik, 2007 PDF: 140; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009 PDF: 491; Boer, 2010: 58; Lapeva-Gjonova et al., 2010 PDF: 11; Paknia et al., 2010 PDF: 34; Radchenko & Elmes, 2010 PDF: 284; Seifert, 2011 PDF: 183; Csosz et al., 2011 PDF: 56; Karaman, 2011b PDF: 47; Legakis, 2011 PDF: 5; Borowiec & Salata, 2012 PDF: 524; Czechowski et al., 2012: 96; Czekes et al., 2012 PDF: 46 (in key); Kiran & Karaman, 2012 PDF: 23; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 135; Lebas et al., 2016: 324; Radchenko, 2016: 136; Salata & Borowiec, 2018c 10.5281/zenodo.2199191 PDF: 47; Seifert, 2018: 156.
Senior synonym of Myrmica nevodovskii: Seifert, 2002a PDF: 95 (by implication); Radchenko & Elmes, 2004 PDF: 229 (by implication); Radchenko & Elmes, 2010 PDF: 284; Radchenko, 2016: 136.
Senior synonym of Myrmica sancta tshuliensis: Seifert, 2002a PDF: 95 (by implication); Radchenko & Elmes, 2004 PDF: 229 (by implication); Radchenko & Elmes, 2010 PDF: 284; Radchenko, 2016: 136.
Material of the nomina nuda Myrmica scabrinodis atlantica, Myrmica neglecta referred here by Güsten et al., 2006 PDF: 29.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
    Asia: Georgia, Iran, Turkey, Turkmenistan
    Europe: Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Palearctic
  Native to (according to species list records):
    Palearctic bioregion

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Myrmica specioides   Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Pfeiffer, M., 2010, New records of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Iran., Asian Myrmecology 3, pp. 29-38: 34, (download) 34 23045 GoogleMaps
Myrmica specioides   Güsten, R., Schulz, A. & Sanetra, M., 2006, Redescription of Tetramorium forte Forel, 1904 (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae), a western Mediterranean ant species., Zootaxa 1310, pp. 1-35: 29-30, (download) 29-30 21095
Myrmica specioides   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 56-57, (download) 56-57 6175

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 57 times found in dry grassland, 37 times found in heathlands, 27 times found in dunes & inland dunes, 24 times found in Unknown, 10 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 2 times found in prairie, 4 times found in university campus, 7 times found in anthropogenic, 6 times found in shrubs, 5 times found in Forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nuptial flight from hole in ground, 6 times ground foragers, 2 times strays, 2 times foragers on ground, 2 times ground foraging, 1 times combination of all ants collected for BioBlitz, 1 times alates stranded on beach, 1 times on the ground, 1 times On road next to lawn, 1 times on path, 1 times on moss, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 100 times Pitfall trap, 47 times Manual catch, 30 times search, 8 times Color trap, 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 500 meters, 221 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1878-07-15 and 2020-04-28

Type specimens: Holotype of Leptothorax nevodovskii: casent0917040; Holotype of Myrmica kozakorum: antweb1008450; Lectotype of Myrmica scabrinodis turcica: antweb1008463; Lectotype of Myrmica scabrinodis turcica: casent0913083; paralectotype of Myrmica specioides: antweb1008458, casent0904068; syntype of Myrmica scabrinodis ahngeri: casent0916887; syntype of Myrmica scabrinodis sancta: casent0916890; syntype of Myrmica specioides: casent0900280; syntype of Tetramorium silvestrianum: casent0904830



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