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Species: Temnothorax rutabulafer   Prebus, 2021 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Temnothorax rutabulafer Prebus, 2021b 10.7717/peerj.11514 PDF: 57 (in key), 224, figs. 121D, 125 (w.dq.m.) CUBA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Cuba: Cienfuegos, Soledad, 20.xi.1927 (W.S. Creighton). Type-depository: USNM. Type-specimen: CASENT0758266 (middle specimen on pin). Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 40 paratype workers, 1 paratype dealate queen, 1 paratype male. Paratype-locality: 2 paratype workers (top and bottom specimens on pin) with same data as holotype (on same pin as holotype); 38 paratype workers, 1 paratype dealate queen, 1 paratype male with same data as holotype. Paratype-depositories and specimens: MCZC: MCZENT00581833 (workers); USNM: CASENT0758266 (top and bottom specimens on same pin as holotype), CASENT0758230 (worker, queen, male), CASENT0758277 to CASENT0758289 (workers). AntCat AntWiki
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bahamas, Cuba
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in dense unburned coppice, 1 times found in roadside coppice.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times nest in 2cm twig on ground, 1 times in small branch on ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Berlese funnel.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 70 meters, 32 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1927-11-08 00:00:00.0 and 1996-11-17 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: holotype of Temnothorax rutabulafer (middle) paratypes of Temnothorax rutabulafer (top and bottom): casent0758266; paratypes of Temnothorax rutabulafer: casent0758230, casent0758277, casent0758278, casent0758279, casent0758280, casent0758281, casent0758282, casent0758283, casent0758284, casent0758285, casent0758286, casent0758287, casent0758288, casent0758289, mczent00581833

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