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Species: Temnothorax affinis   (Mayr, 1855) 

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Homonyms:

(Mann, 1920)

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Leptothorax affinis Mayr, 1855 PDF: 442 (w.) AUSTRIA. Palearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Austria: Vienna, Prater (G. Mayr). Type-depository: NHMW. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1874 PDF: 88 (q.); Stitz, 1914 PDF: 62 (m.)
Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery & Forel, 1879 PDF: 458.
Status as species: Gredler, 1858 PDF: 27; Smith, 1858a PDF: 119; Mayr, 1861 PDF: 59 (in key); Roger, 1863b PDF: 26; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 426; André, 1874b: 190 (in key); Emery, 1878: 51; Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 128; Müller, 1923b PDF: 93; Stärcke, 1926a PDF: 95 (in key); Finzi, 1933 PDF: 164; Stitz, 1939: 173; Finzi, 1939b PDF: 88; Novák, in Novák & Sadil, 1941 PDF: 92 (in key); Novák, 1944c PDF: 120; Bernard, 1956a PDF: 163; Bernard, 1967a PDF: 213 (redescription); Kutter, 1968b PDF: 60; Baroni Urbani, 1971c PDF: 102; Collingwood, 1971 PDF: 161; Pisarski, 1975: 19; Kutter, 1977c: 130; Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 541 (in key); Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 84 (in key); Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 55; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 275 (in key); Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 133; Radchenko, 1994e PDF: 156 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 235; Douwes, 1995: 90; Poldi et al., 1995: 4; Radchenko, 1995c PDF: 20; Espadaler, 1997g PDF: 30; Collingwood & Prince, 1998: 16 (in key); Gallé et al., 1998: 215; Czechowski et al., 2002 PDF: 53; Markó & Csosz, 2002 PDF: 114; Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271; Karaman & Karaman, 2005 PDF: 55; Bračko, 2006 PDF: 140; Markó et al., 2006 PDF: 70; Petrov, 2006 PDF: 98 (in key); Bračko, 2007 PDF: 18; Seifert, 2007: 231; Werner & Wiezik, 2007 PDF: 140; Zryanin & Zryanina, 2007 PDF: 231; Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008 PDF: 142; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009 PDF: 494; Lapeva-Gjonova et al., 2010 PDF: 21; Boer, 2010: 51; Csosz et al., 2011 PDF: 57; Legakis, 2011 PDF: 17; Karaman, 2011b PDF: 28; Borowiec & Salata, 2012 PDF: 539; Czechowski et al., 2012: 153; Kiran & Karaman, 2012 PDF: 25; Borowiec & Salata, 2013 PDF: 371; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 171; Lebas et al., 2016: 342; Radchenko, 2016: 217; Steiner et al., 2017: 17; Salata & Borowiec, 2018c 10.5281/zenodo.2199191 PDF: 49; Seifert, 2018: 204; Werner et al., 2018 PDF: 7.
Senior synonym of Temnothorax tirolensis: Emery, 1914c PDF: 158 (footnote); Emery, 1916a PDF: 174; Emery, 1924f PDF: 256; Bernard, 1967a PDF: 213; Bolton, 1995b: 235; Radchenko, 2016: 217.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Cuba
    Asia: Georgia
    Europe: Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical, Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Throughout SLO

Biology:

Open forests & forest edges, nests in wood

Notes:

(Dutch vernacular name: boomslankmier)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 20 times found in Forest, 19 times found in Unknown, 6 times found in Anthropogenic, 4 times found in shrubs, 2 times found in dry grassland, 2 times found in walnut tree in open, 2 times found in lake shore, 2 times found in square in town, 1 times found in canopy of an old oak tree, 1 times found in old mountain village, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times on the ground, 1 times tree base, 1 times sidewalk, 1 times on wall, 1 times on tree, 1 times on shrubs, 1 times on rocks, 1 times on log, 1 times on branch, 1 times in twig of a small oak, 1 times in twig (arboreal), ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 25 times search, 15 times Manual catch, 7 times beating, 4 times Pitfall trap, 2 times Malaise trap, 2 times Window trap, 2 times Hand, 1 times hand collecting, 1 times sifting of soil samples.

Elevations: collected from 250 - 1135 meters, 491 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1997-03-15 00:00:00.0 and 2022-05-27 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Leptothorax tuberum tuberoaffinis: casent0909040; syntype of Temnothorax affinis: casent0907571; type of Leptothorax affinis: focol2006, focol2007



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