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Species: Prenolepis nitens   (Mayr, 1853) 

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

Tapinoma nitens Mayr, 1853b PDF: 144 (w.) SLOVENIA. Palearctic. Primary type information: Šiška, [a district in the municipality of Ljubljana, capital of Slovenia. Mayr (1853) writes “Umgebung von Laibach” [vicinity of Laibach], the German name for Ljubljana] AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Roger, 1862b PDF: 256 (m.); André, 1882c PDF: 205 (q.m.).
Combination in Prenolepis: Mayr, 1861 PDF: 52 (in key).
Junior synonym of Prenolepis imparis: Emery, 1893k PDF: 635.
Subspecies of Prenolepis imparis: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 178; Forel, 1895e PDF: 229; Ruzsky, 1905b: 262; Emery, 1910a PDF: 128; Emery, 1914c PDF: 159; Donisthorpe, 1915f: 344; Stärcke, 1926a PDF: 120 (in key); Wheeler, 1930c PDF: 19 (redescription); Novák & Sadil, 1941 PDF: 99 (in key); Röszler, 1942a PDF: 56; Röszler, 1951: 94 (redescription).
Status as species: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 377 (redescription); Smith, 1858a PDF: 56; Mayr, 1861 PDF: 52 (in key); Roger, 1863b PDF: 10; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 451; Mayr, 1870b PDF: 947 (in key); Dours, 1873 PDF: 165; André, 1874b: 178 (in key); Emery & Forel, 1879 PDF: 453; Saunders, 1880 PDF: 211; André, 1882c PDF: 204 (in key); Forel, 1885a PDF: 349; Forel, 1886e PDF: clxvii; Mayr, 1886d PDF: 431; Cresson, 1887 PDF: 257; Forel, 1889 PDF: 256; Saunders, 1896 PDF: 25; Ruzsky, 1902d PDF: 17; Forel, 1911f PDF: 352; Forel, 1913d PDF: 434; Emery, 1916a PDF: 238; Finzi, 1922a PDF: 120; Soudek, 1922b PDF: 63; Müller, 1923a PDF: 73; Müller, 1923b PDF: 118; Emery, 1925d PDF: 225; Santschi, 1926f PDF: 288; Donisthorpe, 1927c: 397; Finzi, 1930d PDF: 316; Karavaiev, 1931b PDF: 31; Arnol'di, 1933a: 602 (in key); Grandi, 1935 PDF: 103; Zimmermann, 1935 PDF: 46; Donisthorpe, 1950e PDF: 1064; Baroni Urbani, 1962 PDF: 136; Baroni Urbani, 1971c PDF: 198; Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 556 (in key); Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 57; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 280 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 364; Poldi et al., 1995: 7; Gallé et al., 1998: 216; Karaman & Karaman, 2003 PDF: 56; Csosz & Markó, 2005 PDF: 226; Bračko, 2006 PDF: 151; Markó et al., 2006 PDF: 69; Petrov, 2006 PDF: 104 (in key); Bračko, 2007 PDF: 20; Seifert, 2007: 261; Werner & Wiezik, 2007 PDF: 142; Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008 PDF: 137; Lapeva-Gjonova et al., 2010 PDF: 35; Csosz et al., 2011 PDF: 58; Karaman, 2011a PDF: 97; Legakis, 2011 PDF: 25; Borowiec & Salata, 2012 PDF: 531; Kiran & Karaman, 2012 PDF: 15; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 149; Bračko et al., 2014 PDF: 20; Tohmé & Tohmé, 2014 PDF: 138; Lebas et al., 2016: 238; Radchenko, 2016: 349; Williams & LaPolla, 2016 10.11646/zootaxa.4200.2.1 PDF: 236 (redescription); Borowiec & Salata, 2018a 10.5281/zenodo.1481802 PDF: 7; Salata & Borowiec, 2018c 10.5281/zenodo.2199191 PDF: 48; Seifert, 2018: 255; Williams & LaPolla, 2018 10.11646/zootaxa.4441.1.10 PDF: 174 (in key).
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Turkey
    Europe: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, United Kingdom
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Throughout SLO except Alpine

Biology:

Various habitats

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Prenolepis nitens   Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215: 81, (download) 81 3923
Prenolepis nitens   Forel, A., 1905, Miscellanea myrmicologiques, II (1905)., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 49, pp. 155-185: 179, (download) 179 4001

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in deciduous forest, 2 times found in mountain deciduous forest, 1 times found in pubescent oak shrub/forest, 1 times found in city park, small wood, 1 times found in coniferous forest, 1 times found in frygana on sea coast, 1 times found in old olive forest, 1 times found in open dry rocky, 1 times found in pine forest patch.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times under stone, 1 times under large rock, 1 times foraging on ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand, 2 times search.

Elevations: collected from 13 - 887 meters, 410 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1934-03-27 and 2016-08-24

Type specimens: Holotype of Tapinoma polita: casent0901941; syntype of Tapinoma nitens: casent0915728; type of Tapinoma nitens: focol2728, focol2729, focol2730



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