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Species: Tetramorium ferox   Ruzsky, 1903 

Classification:
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See Also:

Tetramorium ferox cf_ke01, Tetramorium ferox_cf

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium caespitum var. ferox Ruzsky, 1903b PDF: 309 (w.q.m.) RUSSIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as feroxs by Tarbinsky, 1976 PDF: 112.].
Combination in Tetramorium (Lobomyrmex): Kratochvíl, in Novák & Sadil, 1941 PDF: 84 (in key).
Status as species: Cori & Finzi, 1931 PDF: 239; Soudek, 1931 PDF: 10; Menozzi, 1933b PDF: 75 (in key); Santschi, 1934d PDF: 278; Zimmermann, 1935 PDF: 38; Finzi, 1939c PDF: 156; Kratochvíl, in Kratochvíl et al., 1944 PDF: 72; Arnol'di, 1948a PDF: 211 (in list); Bernard, 1967a PDF: 235 (redescription); Pisarski, 1970a PDF: 319; Baroni Urbani, 1971c PDF: 138; Tarbinsky, 1976 PDF: 112 (redescription); Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 545 (in key); Pisarski & Krzysztofiak, 1981 PDF: 158; Collingwood, 1985 PDF: 264; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 56; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 277 (in key); Dlussky et al., 1990 PDF: 201; Radchenko & Arakelian, 1990 PDF: 377, Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 155; Radchenko, 1992a PDF: 47 (in key); Radchenko, 1992b PDF: 55; Arakelian, 1994 PDF: 64; Bolton, 1995b: 407; Collingwood & Heatwole, 2002 PDF: 9; Csosz & Markó, 2004 PDF: 51; Bračko, 2006 PDF: 143; Markó et al., 2006 PDF: 71; Petrov, 2006 PDF: 101 (in key); Schultz et al., 2006 PDF: 206; Werner & Wiezik, 2007 PDF: 141; Zryanin & Zryanina, 2007 PDF: 232; Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008 PDF: 144; Paknia et al., 2008 PDF: 155; Lapeva-Gjonova et al., 2010 PDF: 29; Csosz & Schulz, 2010 PDF: 20 (redescription); Csosz et al., 2011 PDF: 57; Karaman, 2011b PDF: 57; Legakis, 2011 PDF: 20; Borowiec & Salata, 2012 PDF: 549; Guénard & Dunn, 2012 PDF: 56; Kiran & Karaman, 2012 PDF: 26; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 198; Bračko et al., 2014 PDF: 16; Lebas et al., 2016: 388; Radchenko, 2016: 251; Wagner et al., 2018 10.1038/s41598-018-30890-z PDF: 4 (in list); Salata & Borowiec, 2018c 10.5281/zenodo.2199191 PDF: 50; Seifert, 2018: 233.
Material of the unavailable name Tetramorium caespitum ferox striaticeps referred here by Radchenko, 1992b PDF: 55.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Armenia, Oman, Turkey, Uzbekistan
    Europe: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Corsica, Italy, former Czechoslovakia, former Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey, former USSR (stepes zone of the European part, Kazakhstan on east to the lake Balahash, also on mountains of Crimea, Caucasus)

Biology:

Rock steppe, especially calcite. Nests in soil, under rocks and in small loam hills.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in garden, 1 times found in urban area, 1 times found in village, garden.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ground foragers, 1 times under stone.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search.

Elevations: collected from 26 - 364 meters, 213 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1978-07-13 and 2019-07-26

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium confinis: casent0917415; paratype of Tetramorium confinis: casent0917416; syntype of Tetramorium caespitum ferox levigata: casent0917080, casent0917081, casent0917082; syntype of Tetramorium caespitum ferox perspicax: casent0915011, casent0917083; syntype of Tetramorium ferox: casent0904806; syntype of Tetramorium caespitum ferox striaticeps: casent0904804; syntype of Tetramorium caespitum ferox perspicax: casent0904808



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