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Species: Tapinoma erraticum   (Latreille, 1798) 

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Tapinoma erraticum platyops

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Formica erratica Latreille, 1798 PDF: 44 (w.q.m.) FRANCE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Tapinoma: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 373; Smith, 1855a PDF: 111.
Status as species: Latreille, 1802a: 182; Schenck, 1852 PDF: 67; Smith, 1855a PDF: 111; Mayr, 1855 PDF: 373 (redescription); Nylander, 1856b PDF: 71; Gredler, 1858 PDF: 16; Smith, 1858a PDF: 55; Mayr, 1861 PDF: 41 (in key); Smith, 1861a PDF: 34; Roger, 1863b PDF: 13; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 455; Mayr, 1865 PDF: 62; Smith, 1871c: 2; Dours, 1873 PDF: 166; Forel, 1874 PDF: 60 (in key); André, 1874b (in key); Mayr, 1877a: 11; Emery, 1878a PDF: ix (in list); Emery, 1878: 49; Emery & Forel, 1879: 454; Mayr, 1880 PDF: 30; Saunders, 1880 PDF: 210; André, 1881c PDF: 63; André, 1882c PDF: 222 (in key); White, 1884 PDF: 256; Forel, 1886e PDF: clxvii; Forel, 1889 PDF: 256; Nasonov, 1889: 26; Forel, 1890b PDF: lxviii; Saunders, 1890 PDF: 203; Emery, 1891c: 15; Forel, 1892j PDF: 308; Lameere, 1892: 65; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 164; Medina, 1893 PDF: 105; Forel, 1894d PDF: 13; Forel, 1895e PDF: 227; Saunders, 1896 PDF: 27; Ruzsky, 1902d PDF: 19; Ruzsky, 1903b PDF: 308; Ruzsky, 1905b: 473; Forel, 1906c PDF: 189; Wasmann, 1906 PDF: 115 (in key); Forel, 1907h PDF: 15; Forel, 1909c PDF: 104; Forel, 1910a PDF: 13; Bondroit, 1910 PDF: 489; Karavaiev, 1911a PDF: 46; Karavaiev, 1911b PDF: 9; Forel, 1911f PDF: 350; Karavaiev, 1912a PDF: 15; Krausse, 1912c PDF: 165; Emery, 1913a PDF: 40; Stitz, 1914 PDF: 78; Forel, 1915d: 43 (in key); Donisthorpe, 1915f: 179; Emery, 1916a PDF: 215; Karavaiev, 1916a PDF: 498; Wheeler & Mann, 1916 PDF: 172; Escherich, 1917: 329; Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 89; Santschi, 1919e PDF: 246; Menozzi, 1921 PDF: 32; Santschi, 1921a PDF: 114; Soudek, 1922b PDF: 59; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1923b PDF: 250; Müller, 1923b PDF: 111; Finzi, 1923a PDF: 4; Lomnicki, 1925b PDF: 2; Emery, 1925b PDF: 53 (redescription); Stärcke, 1926a PDF: 117 (in key); Wheeler, 1926a PDF: 4; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1927d PDF: 34; Donisthorpe, 1927c: 200; Lomnicki, 1928 PDF: 6; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929b PDF: 42; Finzi, 1930d PDF: 315; Karavaiev, 1930b PDF: 147; Cori & Finzi, 1931 PDF: 240; Soudek, 1931 PDF: 11; Gösswald, 1932 PDF: 65; Santschi, 1932e PDF: 71; Arnol'di, 1933a: 601 (in key); Grandi, 1935 PDF: 102; Zimmermann, 1935 PDF: 43; Karavaiev, 1936: 169; Novák & Sadil, 1941 PDF: 96 (in key); Holgersen, 1943c PDF: 166 (in key); Kratochvíl, in Kratochvíl et al., 1944 PDF: 79 (in key); Van Boven, 1947b PDF: 180 (in key); Arnol'di, 1948a PDF: 212 (in list); Donisthorpe, 1950e PDF: 1062; Consani & Zangheri, 1952 PDF: 42; Ceballos, 1956: 309; Bernard, 1956b PDF: 259; Baroni Urbani, 1964a PDF: 6; Baroni Urbani, 1964b PDF: 55; Baroni Urbani, 1964c PDF: 159; Bernard, 1967a PDF: 257 (redescription); Baroni Urbani, 1968e PDF: 475; Kutter, 1968b: 60; Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969 PDF: 76; Baroni Urbani, 1971c PDF: 159; Collingwood, 1971 PDF: 163; Baroni Urbani, 1974a PDF: 236; Bolton & Collingwood, 1975: 7 (in key); Pisarski, 1975: 28; Tarbinsky, 1976 PDF: 123 (redescription); Aktaç, 1977 PDF: 124; Van Boven, 1977 PDF: 125; Kutter, 1977c: 181; Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 547 (in key); Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 87 (in key); Collingwood, 1979 PDF: 35; Barquín, 1981: 357; Schembri & Collingwood, 1981 PDF: 421; Seifert, 1984a PDF: 151; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 57; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 279 (in key); Kugler, 1988: 258; Dlussky et al., 1990 PDF: 169; Le Moli & Rosi, 1991: 34; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 192; Hohmann et al., 1993: 159; Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 143; Arakelian, 1994 PDF: 73; Bolton, 1995b: 400; Poldi et al., 1995: 6; Espadaler, 1997g PDF: 27; Collingwood & Prince, 1998: 20 (in key); Gallé et al., 1998: 216; Czechowski et al., 2002 PDF: 14; Markó & Csosz, 2002 PDF: 117; Karaman & Karaman, 2003 PDF: 46; Karaman & Karaman, 2005 PDF: 56; Bračko, 2006 PDF: 144; Markó et al., 2006 PDF: 66; Petrov, 2006 PDF: 103 (in key); Schultz et al., 2006 PDF: 203; Bračko, 2007 PDF: 19; Radchenko, 2007 PDF: 38; Seifert, 2007: 256; Werner & Wiezik, 2007 PDF: 142; Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008 PDF: 130; Paknia et al., 2008 PDF: 155; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009 PDF: 478; Lapeva-Gjonova et al., 2010 PDF: 32; Boer, 2010: 16; Csosz et al., 2011 PDF: 58; Karaman, 2011b PDF: 64; Legakis, 2011 PDF: 23; Borowiec & Salata, 2012 PDF: 537; Czechowski et al., 2012: 66; Kiran & Karaman, 2012 PDF: 4; Seifert, 2012a PDF: 144; Berville et al., 2013 PDF: 78; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 167 (see note in bibliography); Bračko et al., 2014 PDF: 17; Lebas et al., 2016: 116; Radchenko, 2016: 88; Salata & Borowiec, 2018c 10.5281/zenodo.2199191 PDF: 48; Seifert, 2018: 242; Khalili-Moghadam et al., 2019 10.2478/pjen-2019-0013 PDF: 165.
Current subspecies: nominal plus T. e. platyops.
// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Morocco
    Asia: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan
    Europe: Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Throughout SLO

Biology:

Mostly dry open habitats

Notes:

(Dutch vernacular name: mergeldraaigatje)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Tapinoma erraticum   Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Alipanah, H., 2008, A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 11, pp. 151-159: 155, (download) 155 21820
Tapinoma erraticum   Forel, A., 1904, Note sur les fourmis du Musée Zoologique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences à St. Pétersbourg., Yezhegodnik Zoologicheskogo Muzeya Imperatorskoi Akademii Nauk 8, pp. 368-388: 9, (download) 9 3994
Tapinoma erraticum   Forel, A., 1910, Glanures myrmecologiques., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 54, pp. 6-32: 3-4, (download) 3-4 4022
Tapinoma erraticum   Forel, A., 1890, Fourmis de Tunisie et de l'Algérie orientale., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique, Comptes-rendus des Seances 34, pp. 61-76: 68, (download) 68 3926
Tapinoma erraticum   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 35-36, (download) 35-36 6175
Tapinoma erraticum   Forel, A., 1910, Glanures myrmecologiques., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 54, pp. 6-32: 8, (download) 8 4022

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 154 times found in Unknown, 34 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 6 times found in dry grassland, 5 times found in heathlands, 3 times found in Meadow, 3 times found in Ruderal, 3 times found in pine forest and roadsides, 3 times found in deciduous forest, 3 times found in oak forest, 2 times found in S-slope, forest edge, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 18 times under stone, 9 times Foraging, 7 times on rocks, 6 times Nest under stone, 5 times ground foragers, 4 times nbp, 4 times on the ground, 3 times on ground, 2 times ground nest, 1 times on grass, 1 times on branch, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 39 times Pitfall trap, 33 times Manual catch, 30 times Hand, 28 times search, 2 times pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 2 - 1700 meters, 578 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1867-06-10 and 2020-05-17

Type specimens: Lectotype of Tapinoma erraticum bononiensis: antweb1041292; Lectotype of Tapinoma tauridis: antweb1038038; neotype of Tapinoma erraticum: antweb1008468; syntype: antweb1008478; syntype of Tapinoma nigerrimoerraticum: casent0909763; syntype of Tapinoma tauridis transcaucasica: casent0917136, casent0917137; syntype of Tapinoma breve: casent0904020; syntype of Tapinoma erraticum bononiensis: casent0904022; syntype of Tapinoma tauridis: casent0904021; type of Tapinoma erraticum: casent0903076



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