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Species: Temnothorax nylanderi   (Foerster, 1850) 

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Temnothorax nylanderi nylanderonigriceps

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Myrmica nylanderi Foerster, 1850a: 53 (m.) GERMANY. Palearctic. Primary type information: Aachen AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1855 PDF: 447 (w.q.)
Combination in Leptothorax: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 447.
Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271.
Status as species: Schenck, 1852 PDF: 135; Mayr, 1855 PDF: 447 (redescription); Smith, 1858b PDF: 280; Smith, 1858a PDF: 120; Mayr, 1861 PDF: 59 (in key); Roger, 1863b PDF: 26; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 427; Emery, 1869b PDF: 15; Smith, 1871c: 3; André, 1874b: 190 (in key); Emery, 1878: 50; Emery, 1880 PDF: 392; Saunders, 1880 PDF: 219; White, 1884 PDF: 265; Nasonov, 1889: 32; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 125; Ruzsky, 1902d PDF: 23; Bondroit, 1911a PDF: 12; Forel, 1911f PDF: 334; Stitz, 1914 PDF: 64; Forel, 1915d: 22 (in key); Donisthorpe, 1915f: 155; Emery, 1916a PDF: 175; Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 122; Menozzi, 1922c PDF: 329; Kulmatycki, 1922 PDF: 76; Müller, 1923b PDF: 94; Emery, 1924f PDF: 255; Ruzsky, 1925b PDF: 45; Betrem, 1926 PDF: 217; Donisthorpe, 1926a PDF: 8; Karavaiev, 1926f PDF: 69; Stärcke, 1926a PDF: 93 (in key); Donisthorpe, 1927c: 173; Karavaiev, 1927a PDF: 292; Karavaiev, 1927d: 266 (in key); Menozzi, 1927b PDF: 91; Lomnicki, 1928 PDF: 5; Finzi, 1930d PDF: 315; Soudek, 1931 PDF: 9; Arnol'di, 1933a: 598 (in key); Finzi, 1933 PDF: 164; Karavaiev, 1934: 137 (redescription); Grandi, 1935 PDF: 101; Stitz, 1939: 179; Novák, in Novák & Sadil, 1941 PDF: 90 (in key); Novák, in Kratochvíl et al., 1944 PDF: 116; Van Boven, 1947b PDF: 178 (in key); Arnol'di, 1948a PDF: 211 (in list); Schmitz, 1950 PDF: 15; Consani & Zangheri, 1952 PDF: 41; Bernard, 1956a PDF: 164; Ceballos, 1956: 306; Cagniant, 1966b PDF: 279; Bernard, 1967a PDF: 214 (redescription); Kutter, 1968b PDF: 60; Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969 PDF: 69; Baroni Urbani, 1971c PDF: 118; Collingwood, 1971 PDF: 161; Baroni Urbani, 1974a PDF: 234; Bolton & Collingwood, 1975: 5 (in key); Pisarski, 1975: 21; Van Boven, 1977 PDF: 102; Kutter, 1977c: 133; Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 541 (in key); Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 84 (in key); Collingwood, 1979 PDF: 74; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 55; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 274 (in key); Casevitz-Weulersse, 1990c PDF: 418 (in key); Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 139; Arakelian, 1994 PDF: 56; Radchenko, 1994e PDF: 153 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 242; Douwes, 1995: 90; Poldi et al., 1995: 5; Radchenko, 1995h PDF: 3; Seifert, 1995 PDF: 4; Espadaler, 1997g PDF: 30; Collingwood & Prince, 1998: 16 (in key); Gallé et al., 1998: 215; Radchenko, 2000: 43; Czechowski et al., 2002 PDF: 48; Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271; Karaman & Karaman, 2003 PDF: 42; Petrov, 2006 PDF: 97 (in key); Seifert, 2007: 237; Werner & Wiezik, 2007 PDF: 149; Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008 PDF: 143; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009 PDF: 495; Lapeva-Gjonova et al., 2010 PDF: 23; Boer, 2010: 52; Legakis, 2011 PDF: 19; Czechowski et al., 2012: 146; Kiran & Karaman, 2012 PDF: 26; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 185 (see note in bibliography); Csosz et al., 2015 10.1371/journal.pone.0140000 PDF: 40 (redescription); Lebas et al., 2016: 366; Seifert, 2018: 215.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Armenia, Georgia
    Europe: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Jersey, Macedonia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Middle, Western and Eastern Europe, North Africa, former USSR

Biology:

dry, stony habitats, nesting under barks of trees

Notes:

(Dutch vernacular name: bosslankmier)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 299 times found in Forest, 225 times found in Unknown, 40 times found in shrubs, 32 times found in Anthropogenic, 30 times found in heathlands, 22 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 17 times found in dry grassland, 16 times found in Wet grassland, 3 times found in Eucaliptos,mimosas, 3 times found in lake shore, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times on the ground, 3 times on leaves, 2 times on rock, 1 times Nido, 1 times Nest under driedmud at stone stairs, 1 times in pine stump, 2 times in branch on the ground, 2 times hotel garden, 2 times Forrajeando, 1 times under loose bark dead wood, 1 times Sobre piedra, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 289 times Pitfall trap, 129 times Manual catch, 71 times sifting of soil samples, 29 times search, 11 times Hand, 14 times Malaise trap, 6 times beating, 6 times White color trap, 1 times hand collecting, 4 times insect net, 4 times Pitfall, ...

Elevations: collected from 8 - 1570 meters, 398 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1905-07-01 and 2020-08-14

Type specimens: syntype of Leptothorax tuberum nylanderocorticalis: casent0909023



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