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Species: Temnothorax algerianus   (Cagniant, 1968) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Epimyrma algeriana Cagniant, 1968c PDF: 157, figs. 1-4 (w.q.m.) ALGERIA. Palearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: 42 syntype workers, 17 syntype queens, 9 syntype males. Type-localities: 25 workers, 9 queens, 7 males Algeria: Atlas de Bleda, road to Station de Chréa, 1200 m. (no collector’s name; presumably H. Cagniant), 17 workers, 6 queens, 2 males Algeria: Cédraie de Tenietel-Haad, 1200 m. (Ouarsensis) (no collector’s name), 1 queen Algeria: Atlas de Bleda (no further data), 1 queen Algeria: Djebel Chelia (Aurès) (no further data). Type-depository: none stated, presumably HCPC, MNHN. Type notes: Confusingly, 25 workers, 9 queens and 7 males are referred to as syntypes, while 17 workers, 8 queens and 2 males are referred to as paratypes; but no holotype is designated. All specimens are regarded as syntypes here. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Epimyrma algeriana Cagniant, 1968a PDF: 144. Nomen nudum.]
Combination in Myrmoxenus: Cagniant, 2006 PDF: 198
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Algeria, Morocco
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times in nest of Leptothorax spinosa.

Collect Date Range: collected on 1986-04-12 00:00:00.0

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