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Species: Temnothorax nigriceps   (Mayr, 1855) 

Classification:
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See Also:

Temnothorax nigriceps_cf_gr01

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Leptothorax nigriceps Mayr, 1855 PDF: 441 (w.) AUSTRIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1874 PDF: 87 (q.); Bondroit, 1920b PDF: 304 (q.m.); Finzi, 1939b PDF: 90 (m.); Hauschteck, 1962 PDF: 219 (k.).
Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Temnothorax nigriceps pyrenaeus.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Throughout SLO

Biology:

Various open (stony) habitats, nests in stony ground, in rock crevices

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 22 times found in Unknown, 4 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands).

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sous pierres.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times Manual catch, 2 times Pitfall trap, 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 735 - 810 meters, 760 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Temnothorax tuberum tuberonigriceps: casent0909038



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