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Species: Stenamma westwoodii   Westwood, 1839 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Stenamma westwoodii Westwood, 1839a PDF: 219, fig. 86 (m.) GREAT BRITAIN. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1861 PDF: 56 (w.q.); Perkins, 1891 PDF: 123 (gynandromorph).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Belgium, Netherlands, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:



semiarid shade habitats, preferring mountains, nesting on valleys and river banks


(Dutch vernacular name: Engelse drentelmier)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Stenamma westwoodi   Forel, A., 1905, Miscellanea myrmicologiques, II (1905)., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 49, pp. 155-185: 183, (download) 183 4001
Stenamma westwoodii   Smith, F., 1851, List of the specimens of British animals in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. - Hymenoptera Aculeata., London: British Museum, pp. -1--1: 5, (download) 5 8200
Stenamma westwoodii   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 60, (download) 60 6175

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Forest, 2 times found in Unknown, 1 times found in Bosquete Salix, 2 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 1 times found in Anthropogenic, 1 times found in dunes & inland dunes.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in flowerbed.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Pitfall trap, 2 times Malaise trap, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected at 33 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1923-07-01 and 2011-09-10

Type specimens: Holotype of Stennama golosejevi: casent0916916; paratype of Stennama ucrainicum: casent0916917, casent0916918, casent0916919

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