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Species: Tetramorium atratulum   (Schenck, 1852) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Myrmica atratula Schenck, 1852 PDF: 91 (q.m.) GERMANY. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1909g PDF: 182 (l.).
Combination in Tetramorium: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 429.
Combination in Anergates: Forel, 1874 PDF: 68.
[Also described as new by Schenck, 1853b PDF: 186.].
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
    Europe: Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in heathlands, 1 times found in prairie near irrigation canal, 4 times found in Unknown, 3 times found in dry grassland, 3 times found in dunes & inland dunes, 2 times found in Anthropogenic, 1 times found in Pinar cortado, 1 times found in bogs & fenns, 1 times found in open meadow, 1 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands).

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in loose soil around prairie dog burrow, 1 times nbp, 1 times T. caespitum-complex nest, 1 times ahogada en piscina.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 14 times Pitfall trap, 1 times hand collecting, 4 times Hand, 5 times Manual catch, 1 times Color trap, 1 times search, 1 times Window trap.

Elevations: collected from 1188 - 1800 meters, 1574 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1907-06-13 and 2019-07-15

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