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Species: Tetramorium semilaeve   André, 1883 

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Tetramorium semilaeve_cf, Tetramorium semilaeve_cf_cr01, Tetramorium semilaeve_cf_cr02, Tetramorium semilaeve_cf_cr03, Tetramorium semilaeve_cf_cr04, Tetramorium semilaeve_cf_gr01, Tetramorium semilaeve fortunatarum, Tetramorium semilaeve hoggarense, Tetramorium semilaeve italicum, Tetramorium semilaeve judas, Tetramorium semilaeve jugurtha

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 5 valid subspecies

Tetramorium caespitum var. semilaeve André, 1883a: 286 (w.). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mediterranean region.
Emery, 1891c: 2 (q.); Forel, 1902a PDF: 148 (m.).
Senior synonym of Tetramorium tenuicornis: Radchenko, 1992b PDF: 51; of Tetramorium siciliense: Sanetra et al., 1999 PDF: 327; of Tetramorium banyulense: Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009 PDF: 497.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Algeria
    Asia: Turkey, Turkmenistan
    Europe: Croatia, France, Greece, Italy, Romania, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

1 locality in Coastal SLO

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in maquis shrubland, 1 times found in Huerto cebollas, 2 times found in in house, 1 times found in Lentas,muy agresivas, 2 times found in Campo de labranza, 1 times found in Pinus halepensis, 1 times found in Huerto Naranjos, 1 times found in Prados, 1 times found in rocky S slope with trees & shrubs, 1 times found in Jardin, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times nbp, 3 times Nido bajo piedra, 3 times Nido, 2 times under stone, 1 times open (-30-0 cm), 1 times on the ground, 1 times on path, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times Forrajenado, 1 times foraging on the ground, 1 times Foraging, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 19 times Hand, 8 times search, 1 times Bait, 1 times pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1750 meters, 376 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1822-12-31 and 2019-07-18

Type specimens: syntype of Tetramorium banyulense: casent0913612; syntype of Tetramorium caespitum tenuicornis: casent0917074, casent0917075, casent0917076; syntype of Tetramorium caespitum romana: casent0904821; syntype of Tetramorium caespitum tenuicornis: casent0904813; syntype of Tetramorium semilaeve siciliense: casent0915055; type of Tetramorium banyulense: antweb1041301; type of Tetramorium caespitum semilaeve var. hypocrates: focol2069, focol2070; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Tetramorium caespitum semilaeve ernesti: casent0915043; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Tetramorium caespitum semilaeve romana: casent0915044

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