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Species: Temnothorax cristinae   (Espadaler, 1997) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Leptothorax cristinae Espadaler, 1997b PDF: 153 (w.q.m.) SPAIN. Palearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Spain: Murcia, Portman, 14.iv.1991 (no collector’s name, presumably Espadaler). Type-depository: XEPC. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 62 paratype workers, 7 paratype queens, 7 paratype males. Paratype-localities: 60 paratype workers with same data as holotype but 28.iii.1985 or 14.iv.1991 (X. Espadaler), 7 paratype queens, 7 paratype males from previous colony but eclosed in laboratory, (X. Espadaler), 1 paratype worker road from Hellín to Elche Sierra, 1989 (C.A. Collingwood). Paratype-depositories: MCZC, MNHN, XEPC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271
Status as species: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 176.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

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

Elevations: collected from 40 - 100 meters, 80 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1991-04-14 00:00:00.0 and 2011-10-09 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: paratype of Leptothorax cristinae: casent0915386; paratype of Temnothorax cristinae: casent0911188, mczent00581827; type of Leptothorax cristinae: focol1794-1, focol1794-2, focol1794-3, focol1794-4

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