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Species: Tetramorium atratulum   (Schenck, 1852) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Myrmica atratula Schenck, 1852 PDF: 91 (q.m.) GERMANY. Palearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype queen(s), syntype male(s) (numbers not stated). Primary type locality: Germany: Nassau Distr., NW of Frankfurt, 24.vi. and 1.vii.(1851?) (Schenck). Primary type depository: MNHU ? AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Schenck, 1853b PDF: 186.]
[Misspelled as atradulus by Gösswald, 1932 PDF: 83.]
Combination in Tetramorium: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 429.
Combination in Tomognathus: Mayr, 1863a PDF: 457.
Combination in Anergates: Forel, 1874 PDF: 68.
Junior synonym of Tetramorium caespitum: Mayr, 1861 PDF: 61 (in key); Mayr, 1865 PDF: 89; Dours, 1873 PDF: 168; André, 1874c: 203 (in list); Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 132.
Status as species: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 429 (redescription); Smith, 1858a PDF: 117; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 457; Forel, 1874 PDF: 93 (redescription); Emery & Forel, 1879 PDF: 457; André, 1882d PDF: 278 (in key); Lameere, 1892: 67; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 64; Wasmann, 1894: 165; Wheeler, 1901e PDF: 717; Ruzsky, 1905b: 559; Wasmann, 1906 PDF: 120; Emery, 1908g PDF: 550; Bondroit, 1910 PDF: 500; Stitz, 1914 PDF: 66; Donisthorpe, 1915f PDF: 89; Forel, 1915d: 17 (in key); Emery, 1916a PDF: 167; Escherich, 1917: 324; Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 146; Emery, 1922c PDF: 206; Soudek, 1922b PDF: 26; Stärcke, 1926a PDF: 81 (in key); Donisthorpe, 1927c: 96; Karavaiev, 1927d: 264 (in key); Lomnicki, 1928 PDF: 4; Soudek, 1931 PDF: 8; Gösswald, 1932 PDF: 83; Arnol'di, 1933a: 598 (in key); Karavaiev, 1934: 125 (redescription); Grandi, 1935 PDF: 100; Novák & Sadil, 1941 PDF: 83 (in key); Van Boven, 1947b PDF: 170 (in key); Creighton, 1950a PDF: 243; Bernard, 1950a PDF: 16; Smith, 1951c PDF: 815; Wheeler & Wheeler, 1955c PDF: 128; Smith, 1958c PDF: 130; Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 155 (redescription); Bernard, 1967a PDF: 242 (redescription); Smith, 1967a PDF: 358; Kutter, 1968b PDF: 59; Kutter, 1968c: 204; Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969 PDF: 73; Baroni Urbani, 1971c PDF: 93; Collingwood, 1971 PDF: 159; Bolton & Collingwood, 1975: 8 (in key); Pisarski, 1975: 18; Bolton, 1976 PDF: 292 (redescription); Van Boven, 1977 PDF: 81; Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 540 (in key); Smith, 1979: 1401; Collingwood, 1979 PDF: 80; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 56; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 266 (in key); Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 161; Arakelian, 1994 PDF: 51; Bolton, 1995b: 63; Douwes, 1995: 91; Poldi et al., 1995: 5; Espadaler, 1997g PDF: 29; Gallé et al., 1998: 215; Sanetra et al., 1999 PDF: 344; Czechowski et al., 2002 PDF: 69; Schulz & Sanetra, 2002 PDF: 166; Coovert, 2005 PDF: 85; Tinaut et al., 2005 PDF: 475; Markó et al., 2006 PDF: 69; Petrov, 2006 PDF: 86 (in key); Seifert, 2007: 250; Werner & Wiezik, 2007 PDF: 141; Zryanin & Zryanina, 2007 PDF: 232; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009 PDF: 486; Lapeva-Gjonova et al., 2010 PDF: 27; Boer, 2010: 65; Csosz et al., 2011 PDF: 57; Legakis, 2011 PDF: 20; Borowiec & Salata, 2012 PDF: 462; Czechowski et al., 2012: 184; Ellison et al., 2012: 222; Kiran & Karaman, 2012 PDF: 16; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 8; Lebas et al., 2016: 394; Radchenko, 2016: 255; Steiner et al., 2017: 6; Salata & Borowiec, 2018c 10.5281/zenodo.2199191 PDF: 42; Seifert, 2018: 234; Werner et al., 2018 PDF: 7.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
    Asia: Armenia, Turkey
    Europe: Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Channel Islands, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in heathlands, 1 times found in prairie near irrigation canal, 4 times found in Unknown, 3 times found in dry grassland, 3 times found in dunes & inland dunes, 2 times found in Anthropogenic, 1 times found in Pinar cortado, 1 times found in bogs & fenns, 1 times found in open meadow, 1 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands).

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in loose soil around prairie dog burrow, 1 times nbp, 1 times T. caespitum-complex nest, 1 times ahogada en piscina.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 14 times Pitfall trap, 1 times hand collecting, 5 times Manual catch, 2 times Hand, 1 times Color trap, 1 times search, 1 times Window trap.

Elevations: collected from 1188 - 1800 meters, 1574 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1907-06-13 00:00:00.0 and 2019-07-15 00:00:00.0

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