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Species: Tetramorium punicum   (Smith, 1861) 

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See Also:

Tetramorium punicum_cf_gr01, Tetramorium punicum cyrenaicum

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Myrmica punica Smith, 1861a PDF: 34 (w.) ISRAEL. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Tetramorium: Mayr, 1870b PDF: 975 (in text).
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Algeria
    Asia: Iran, Israel
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Rural area, 1 times found in Forest steppe.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times by hand.

Elevations: collected from 1964 - 2067 meters, 1998 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1893-04-01 and 2009-08-21

Type specimens: Type of unavailable (unpublished?) quadrinomial: Tetramorium caespitum punicum specularis: casent0913994

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