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Species: Temnothorax crassispinus   (Karavaiev, 1926) 

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Temnothorax crassispinus_cf_gr01

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Leptothorax nylanderi var. crassispina Karavaiev, 1926f PDF: 69 (w.q.) UKRAINE. Palearctic. Primary type information: Golossev near Kiev, Leg. Karawajew, "No. 3057 Col. Karawajew; CASENT0914703; Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, Kiev, Ukraine (SIZK) AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia, Ukraine
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Throughout SLO


Various forests but not very xerothermous

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in beech forest, 1 times found in coniferous forest, 1 times found in forest, 1 times found in forest/park in city, 1 times found in mountain deciduous forest, 1 times found in N-slope, deciduous forest, 1 times found in Oak forest, 1 times found in semi-urban area.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground foragers, 1 times under moss, 1 times roadside, 1 times on the ground, 1 times on shrubs, 1 times in small rotten twig, 1 times in rotten log, 1 times in litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand collecting, 5 times search, 2 times hand-searching, 1 times hand searching.

Elevations: collected from 175 - 1650 meters, 873 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1993-03-19 and 2019-07-23

Type specimens: syntype of Leptothorax nylanderi crassispina: casent0914703; syntype of Leptotorax nylaneri crassispina: casent0917039; type of Leptothorax nylanderi slavonicus: focol0740

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