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Species: Temnothorax tauricus   (Ruzsky, 1902) 

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(Radchenko, 1989)

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Leptothorax unifasciatus var. tauricus Ruzsky, 1902d PDF: 22 (w.) UKRAINE. Palearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: neotype worker (by designation of Radchenko, 1995c PDF: 16). Primary type locality: Ukraine: Crimea, Yaila, above Magarach, 2000 f. (Karavaiev). Primary type depository: SIZK. Type notes: Radchenko, 1995c PDF does not give data for the neotype, which is here assumed to have the same locality as the original syntypes. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Neotype designation: Radchenko, 1995c PDF: 16.
Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Ruzsky, 1905b: 596; Emery, 1924f PDF: 257; Karavaiev, 1927a PDF: 291.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Armenia
    Europe: Bulgaria, Greece, Russia, Ukraine
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in deciduous forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times on wall.

Elevations: collected from 512 - 539 meters, 525 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected on 2009-09-03 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Temnothorax tauricus: casent0909049

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