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Species: Tetramorium ferox   Ruzsky, 1903 

Classification:
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See Also:

Tetramorium ferox cf_ke01, Tetramorium ferox_cf

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium caespitum var. ferox Ruzsky, 1903b PDF: 309 (w.q.m.) RUSSIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

material of the unavailable name Tetramorium striaticeps referred here by Radchenko, 1992b PDF: 55.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Armenia
    Europe: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Corsica, Italy, former Czechoslovakia, former Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey, former USSR (stepes zone of the European part, Kazakhstan on east to the lake Balahash, also on mountains of Crimea, Caucasus)

Biology:

Rock steppe, especially calcite. Nests in soil, under rocks and in small loam hills.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in garden, 1 times found in urban area, 1 times found in village, garden.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ground foragers, 1 times under stone.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search.

Elevations: collected from 26 - 364 meters, 213 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium confinis: casent0917415; paratype of Tetramorium confinis: casent0917416; syntype of Tetramorium caespitum ferox levigata: casent0917080, casent0917081, casent0917082; syntype of Tetramorium caespitum ferox perspicax: casent0915011, casent0917083; syntype of Tetramorium ferox: casent0904806; syntype of Tetramorium caespitum ferox striaticeps: casent0904804; syntype of Tetramorium caespitum ferox perspicax: casent0904808



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