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Species: Tetramorium semilaeve   André, 1883 

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See Also:

Tetramorium semilaeve_cf, Tetramorium semilaeve_cf_cr01, Tetramorium semilaeve_cf_cr02, Tetramorium semilaeve_cf_cr03, Tetramorium semilaeve_cf_cr04, Tetramorium semilaeve_cf_gr01, Tetramorium semilaeve fortunatarum, Tetramorium semilaeve hoggarense, Tetramorium semilaeve italicum, Tetramorium semilaeve judas, Tetramorium semilaeve jugurtha

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 5 valid subspecies

Tetramorium caespitum var. semilaeve André, 1883a: 286 (w.). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as semileve by Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 134, Emery, 1909f PDF: 703, and others; misspelled as simileve by Wheeler, 1923c PDF: 3; misspelled as semileave by Tohmé & Tohmé, 2014 PDF: 136.].
Emery, 1891c: 2 (q.); Forel, 1902a PDF: 148 (m.).
Subspecies of Tetramorium caespitum: Nasonov, 1889: 30; Emery, in Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 131 (footnote), 134; Ruzsky, 1902d PDF: 32; Forel, 1902a PDF: 148; Forel, 1904c PDF: 371; Forel, 1904d PDF: 5; Ruzsky, 1905b: 537; Emery, 1909f PDF: 703; Forel, 1909k PDF: 381; Santschi, 1910e PDF: 650; Forel, 1911f PDF: 333; Karavaiev, 1912a PDF: 14; Krausse, 1912c PDF: 164; Emery, 1914c PDF: 158; Emery, 1915f PDF: 1; Emery, 1916a PDF: 194; Stitz, 1917 PDF: 339; Santschi, 1921a PDF: 111; Santschi, 1921b PDF: 428; Menozzi, 1921 PDF: 30; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1923b PDF: 254; Santschi, 1923a PDF: 135; Emery, 1924a PDF: 8; Emery, 1924f PDF: 278; Emery, 1925a PDF: 179; Santschi, 1925g PDF: 347; Wheeler, 1926a PDF: 4; Menozzi, 1926b PDF: 182; Karavaiev, 1926c PDF: 169; Santschi, 1926f PDF: 287; Kutter, 1927a PDF: 100; Menozzi, 1927e PDF: 117; Wheeler, 1927g PDF: 111; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929b PDF: 43; Röszler, 1935 PDF: 75; Ceballos, 1956: 308; Hamann & Klemm, 1976 PDF: 673.
Status as species: Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 109; Müller, 1923a PDF: 72; Müller, 1923b PDF: 104; Santschi, 1927b PDF: 54; Santschi, 1929e PDF: 150; Finzi, 1930d PDF: 315; Cori & Finzi, 1931 PDF: 239; Santschi, 1931a: 10; Finzi, 1933 PDF: 164; Grandi, 1935 PDF: 101; Zimmermann, 1935 PDF: 38; Santschi, 1936c PDF: 202; Finzi, 1940 PDF: 162; Novák & Sadil, 1941 PDF: 85 (in key); Donisthorpe, 1950e PDF: 1062; Bernard, 1956b PDF: 259; Bernard, 1959a PDF: 349; Dlussky, 1962 PDF: 179; Baroni Urbani, 1964a PDF: 5; Baroni Urbani, 1964b PDF: 54; Baroni Urbani, 1964c PDF: 158; Bernard, 1967a PDF: 234 (redescription); Baroni Urbani, 1968e PDF: 465; Cagniant, 1968a PDF: 144; Kutter, 1968b: 60; Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969 PDF: 74; Cagniant, 1970a PDF: 430; Baroni Urbani, 1971c PDF: 141; Baroni Urbani, 1974a PDF: 235; Baroni Urbani, 1976b PDF: 214; Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 545 (in key); Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 86 (in key); Schembri & Collingwood, 1981 PDF: 435; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 56; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 277 (in key); Casevitz-Weulersse, 1990c PDF: 421; López, 1991a: 36; López, 1991b: 76; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 153; López et al., 1992: 169; Radchenko, 1992a PDF: 47 (in key); Radchenko, 1992b PDF: 51; Arakelian, 1994 PDF: 67; Bolton, 1995b: 414; Mei, 1995 PDF: 766; Poldi et al., 1995: 6; Espadaler, 1997g PDF: 31; Collingwood & Prince, 1998: 17 (in key); Gallé et al., 1998: 215; Sanetra et al., 1999 PDF: 327; Csosz & Markó, 2004 PDF: 51; Bračko, 2006 PDF: 143; Cagniant, 2006 PDF: 196; Petrov, 2006 PDF: 100 (in key); Bračko, 2007 PDF: 19; Werner & Wiezik, 2007 PDF: 151; Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008 PDF: 144; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009 PDF: 497; Csosz et al., 2011 PDF: 57; Karaman, 2011b PDF: 59; Legakis, 2011 PDF: 22; Borowiec & Salata, 2012 PDF: 552; Kiran & Karaman, 2012 PDF: 28; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 203 (see note in bibliography); Bračko et al., 2014 PDF: 17; Borowiec et al., 2015 PDF: 42 (redescription); Lebas et al., 2016: 392; Salata & Borowiec, 2017 10.3161/00034541ANZ2017.67.2.008 PDF: 306 (in key); Wagner et al., 2018 10.1038/s41598-018-30890-z PDF: 4 (in list).
// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Algeria
    Asia: Turkey, Turkmenistan
    Europe: Croatia, France, Greece, Italy, Romania, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

1 locality in Coastal SLO

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in maquis shrubland, 1 times found in Lentas,muy agresivas, 2 times found in Campo de labranza, 1 times found in Huerto cebollas, 2 times found in in house, 1 times found in Jardines, 1 times found in Suelo yesífero, 1 times found in terrace, 1 times found in Aceras, 1 times found in warm meadow, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times nbp, 3 times Nido bajo piedra, 3 times Nido, 2 times under stone, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times Forrajenado, 1 times foraging on the ground, 1 times Foraging, 1 times dry, stony digged hole, 1 times open (-30-0 cm), 1 times on the ground, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 19 times Hand, 8 times search, 1 times Bait, 1 times pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1750 meters, 376 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1822-12-31 and 2019-07-18

Type specimens: syntype of Tetramorium banyulense: casent0913612; syntype of Tetramorium caespitum tenuicornis: casent0917074, casent0917075, casent0917076; syntype of Tetramorium caespitum romana: casent0904821; syntype of Tetramorium caespitum tenuicornis: casent0904813; syntype of Tetramorium semilaeve siciliense: casent0915055; type of Tetramorium banyulense: antweb1041301; type of Tetramorium caespitum semilaeve var. hypocrates: focol2069, focol2070; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Tetramorium caespitum semilaeve ernesti: casent0915043; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Tetramorium caespitum semilaeve romana: casent0915044



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