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Species: Myrmecina graminicola   (Latreille, 1802) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Formica graminicola Latreille, 1802a PDF: 255 (w.q.m.) DENMARK, FRANCE. Palearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-localities: Denmark: (no further data), France: around Paris (no collector’s name). Type-depository: MNHN. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as graminocola by Stärcke, 1926a PDF: 84 (in key), corrected on p. 151.]
[Misspelled as gramminicola by Santschi, 1939d PDF: 77.]
Combination in Myrmica: Smith, 1851 PDF: 5.
Combination in Myrmecina: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 422.
Status as species: Walckenaer, 1802: 166; Stephens, 1829b: 356; Foerster, 1850a: 58; Smith, 1851 PDF: 5; Schenck, 1852 PDF: 130; Curtis, 1854: 216; Smith, 1855b PDF: 126; Nylander, 1856b PDF: 90 (footnote); Emery, 1898c PDF: 130; Wheeler, 1901c PDF: 519; Ruzsky, 1905b: 547; Wasmann, 1906 PDF: 117 (in key); Donisthorpe, 1914a PDF: 38; Stitz, 1914 PDF: 59; Emery, 1914c PDF: 157; Forel, 1915d: 20; Donisthorpe, 1915f: 76; Emery, 1916b PDF: 56; Emery, 1916a PDF: 170; Escherich, 1917: 324; Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 116; Menozzi, 1921 PDF: 27; Soudek, 1922b PDF: 23; Müller, 1923b PDF: 81; Finzi, 1924a PDF: 13; Emery, 1924f PDF: 232; Ruzsky, 1925b PDF: 45; Soudek, 1925b PDF: 16; Betrem, 1926 PDF: 218; Stärcke, 1926a PDF: 84 (in key); Donisthorpe, 1927c: 80; Karavaiev, 1927d: 265 (in key); Kutter, 1927a PDF: 100; Lomnicki, 1928 PDF: 5; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929a PDF: 30; Finzi, 1930d PDF: 314; Karavaiev, 1930b PDF: 146; Karavaiev, 1931e PDF: 211; Arnol'di, 1933a: 598 (in key); Finzi, 1933 PDF: 164; Karavaiev, 1934: 129 (redescription); Grandi, 1935 PDF: 101; Zimmermann, 1935 PDF: 29; Menozzi, 1936b PDF: 285; Novák & Sadil, 1941 PDF: 83 (in key); Van Boven, 1947b PDF: 171 (in key); Brown, 1951 PDF: 106; Consani & Zangheri, 1952 PDF: 41; Azuma, 1953 PDF: 2; Baroni Urbani, 1964b PDF: 45; Bernard, 1967a PDF: 226 (redescription); Baroni Urbani, 1968e PDF: 458; Cagniant, 1968a PDF: 145; Kutter, 1968b PDF: 59; Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969 PDF: 68; Cagniant, 1970a PDF: 430; Baroni Urbani, 1971c PDF: 95; Collingwood, 1971 PDF: 159; Banert & Pisarski, 1972 PDF: 352; Baroni Urbani, 1974a PDF: 233; Bolton & Collingwood, 1975: 4 (in key); Pisarski, 1975: 19; Collingwood, 1976a PDF: 303; Van Boven, 1977 PDF: 83; Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 540 (in key); Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 77 (in key); Collingwood, 1979 PDF: 68; Schembri & Collingwood, 1981 PDF: 431; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 54; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 265 (in key); Kugler, 1988: 258; Mei, 1992a PDF: 418; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 177; Morisita et al., 1992: 55; Arakelian, 1994 PDF: 52; Bolton, 1995b: 274; Douwes, 1995: 89; Poldi et al., 1995: 4; Espadaler, 1997g PDF: 30; Gallé et al., 1998: 215; Rigato, 1999 PDF: 85; Zhou, 2001a PDF: 140; Czechowski et al., 2002 PDF: 62; Markó & Csosz, 2002 PDF: 115; Karaman & Karaman, 2003 PDF: 43; Karaman & Karaman, 2005 PDF: 56; Bračko, 2006 PDF: 138; Cagniant, 2006 PDF: 198; Markó et al., 2006 PDF: 69; Petrov, 2006 PDF: 84 (in key); Bračko, 2007 PDF: 17; Seifert, 2007: 220; Werner & Wiezik, 2007 PDF: 140; Wetterer et al., 2007 PDF: 17; Zhou et al., 2008 PDF: 286 (in key); Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008 PDF: 140; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009 PDF: 490; Vonshak & Ionescu-Hirsch, 2009 PDF: 43; Lapeva-Gjonova et al., 2010 PDF: 17; Boer, 2010: 53; Csosz et al., 2011 PDF: 56; Karaman, 2011b PDF: 43; Legakis, 2011 PDF: 12; Borowiec & Salata, 2012 PDF: 519; Czechowski et al., 2012: 172; Guénard & Dunn, 2012 PDF: 46; Kiran & Karaman, 2012 PDF: 21; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 128; Bračko et al., 2014 PDF: 14; Lebas et al., 2016: 306; Radchenko, 2016: 190; Steiner et al., 2017: 13; Salata & Borowiec, 2018c 10.5281/zenodo.2199191 PDF: 47; Seifert, 2018: 188; Werner et al., 2018 PDF: 7.
Senior synonym of Myrmecina latreillii: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 422; Nylander, 1856b PDF: 96; Smith, 1858a PDF: 133; Roger, 1863b PDF: 33; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 431; André, 1874c: 204 (in list); Forel, 1874 PDF: 100 (in list); Emery & Forel, 1879 PDF: 457; Emery, 1898c PDF: 130; Wheeler, 1901c PDF: 519; Ruzsky, 1905b: 547; Wasmann, 1906 PDF: 117 (in key); Stitz, 1914 PDF: 59; Donisthorpe, 1915f: 76; Forel, 1915d: 20; Emery, 1916a PDF: 170; Escherich, 1917: 324; Soudek, 1922b PDF: 23; Müller, 1923b PDF: 81; Emery, 1924f PDF: 232; Donisthorpe, 1927c: 80; Lomnicki, 1928 PDF: 5; Gösswald, 1932 PDF: 67; Karavaiev, 1934: 130; Bernard, 1967a PDF: 226; Baroni Urbani, 1971c PDF: 94; Pisarski, 1975: 19; Bolton, 1995b: 274; Gallé et al., 1998: 215; Rigato, 1999 PDF: 85; Zhou, 2001a PDF: 140; Czechowski et al., 2002 PDF: 62; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009 PDF: 490; Csosz et al., 2011 PDF: 56; Legakis, 2011 PDF: 12; Czechowski et al., 2012: 172; Radchenko, 2016: 190.
[Note: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 422; Nylander, 1856b PDF: 96; Smith, 1858a PDF: 133; Roger, 1863b PDF: 33; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 431; André, 1874c: 204 (in list); Forel, 1874 PDF: 100 (in list); Emery & Forel, 1879 PDF: 457; Gösswald, 1932 PDF: 67, give Myrmecina latreillii as senior synonym, but Myrmecina graminicola has priority.]

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Locality: Czech Republic, Stroupeč env. Pavel Krásenský (c) 2012

// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Tunisia
    Asia: Armenia, China, Georgia, Israel, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Turkey
    Europe: Albania, Andorra, Austria, Balearic Islands, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Channel Islands, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Throughout SLO

Biology:

Various habitats, nests in soil

Notes:

(Dutch vernacular name: oprolmier)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Myrmecina graminicola   Forel, A., 1905, Miscellanea myrmicologiques, II (1905)., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 49, pp. 155-185: 179, (download) 179 4001
Myrmecina graminicola   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 68, (download) 68 6175

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 136 times found in Unknown, 91 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 23 times found in Anthropogenic, 17 times found in dry grassland, 15 times found in Forest, 9 times found in Wet grassland, 2 times found in deciduous forest, 5 times found in shrubs, 3 times found in mountain deciduous forest, 3 times found in Pinar, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times under stone, 1 times ground nest, 4 times leaf litter (-10-0 cm), 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times on the ground, 2 times leaf litter (-5-0 cm), 2 times found in fountain, 1 times Eucaliptal, 2 times Base Salix, 1 times rotten log, 1 times on wall, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 109 times Pitfall trap, 38 times Manual catch, 21 times search, 20 times Malaise trap, 15 times Pitfall, 5 times Winkler, 5 times Hand, 4 times sifting of soil samples, 1 times insect net, 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 14 hours, 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 24 hours, ...

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1250 meters, 380 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1909-09-18 and 2020-08-14

Type specimens: Holotype of Myrmecina graminicola gotlandica: casent0917028; Nontype: casent0745186, casent0745187, casent0745188, casent0745189; syntype of Myrmecina graminicola oelandica: casent0917029, casent0917030; syntype of Myrmecina graminicola dentata: casent0913028; type of Myrmecina graminicola: casent0901734



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