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Species: Temnothorax formosus   (Santschi, 1909) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Leptothorax formosus Santschi, 1909c PDF: 469 (w.) MOROCCO. Palearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Morocco: Tangier (no collector’s name). Type-depository: NHMB. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Morocco
    Europe: France, Portugal, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in scrub, 1 times found in Ruderal, 1 times found in Ruderal/Lavanda.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Nest under stone, 1 times Foraging.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand, 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 750 - 830 meters, 790 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1931-05-10 00:00:00.0 and 2012-10-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: paratype of Leptothorax fuentei parkeri: casent0912939; syntype of Temnothorax formosus: casent0912937; syntype of Temnothorax fuentei: casent0912938

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