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Species: Temnothorax interruptus   (Schenck, 1852) 

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See Also:

Temnothorax interruptus_cf_gr01, Temnothorax interruptus_cf_gr02, Temnothorax interruptus_cf_gr03

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Myrmica interrupta Schenck, 1852 PDF: 106 (w.q.) GERMANY. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Schenck, 1853b PDF: 188.].
Mayr, 1855 PDF: 446 (m.).
Combination in Leptothorax: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 446; in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bahamas
    Europe: Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, Ukraine
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical, Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Mostly Submediterranean SLO


Xerothermous grasslands & shrub

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 45 times found in Unknown, 14 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 1 times found in Maquis (natural), 1 times found in murawa kserotermiczna, 1 times found in Oak forest, 1 times found in rocks, open, 1 times found in bushy garden.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 1 times stone wall, 1 times in leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 13 times Pitfall trap, 7 times Manual catch, 1 times hand collecting, 3 times search, 2 times hand-searching.

Elevations: collected from 200 - 1000 meters, 648 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1910-06-15 and 2019-07-26

Type specimens: syntype of Leptothorax tuberum knipovitshi: casent0917044, casent0917045; type of Leptothorax interruptus: focol2008, focol2009, focol2010

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