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Species: Tetramorium depressiceps   Menozzi, 1933 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Tetramorium semilaeve subsp. depressiceps Menozzi, 1933b PDF: 71, fig. 3 (w.q.m.) ISRAEL. Palearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated, “una colonia”), 1 syntype queen, 1 syntype male. Primary type locality: Israel: nr Jericho, Wadi Kelt, under stone, no. 8 (F.S. Bodenheimer). Primary type depositories: IEUB, and presumably also in TAUI. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Egypt
    Asia: Iraq, Israel, Saudi Arabia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Mohamed, S., Zalat, S. & Fadl, H., 2001, Taxonomy of ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) collected by pitfall traps from Sinai and Delta region, Egypt., Egyptian Journal of Natural History 3, pp. 40-61

Tetramorium depressicepesHNS Menozzi, 1933

Tetramorium semilaeveHNS deprrssicepes Menozzi, 1933: Mem. Soc. Ent. Ital.12:71.

Tetramorium deprrssicepesHNS Menozzi: Collingwood, 1985, Fauna of Saudi Arabia 7:264.

World distribution: Palestine & Egypt.

Distribution in Egypt: Sinai.

Material examined: W.El-Arbaein: 15.XI.1998 (6))(Ain. Coll.).

Note: This species is a new record to the Egyptian fauna.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in rocky wash with Tamarix and Juniper.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under rock.

Elevations: collected from 1750 - 2086 meters, 1918 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2011-05-09 00:00:00.0 and 2011-09-19 00:00:00.0

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