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Species: Tetramorium striativentre   Mayr, 1877 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium caespitum var. striativentre Mayr, 1877a: 17 (q.) KAZAKHSTAN. Palearctic. Primary type information: “Samarkand” (original label of A. Fedchenko is in Russian — “Самаркандъ”), “7”; Zoological Museum of Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia (ZMMU) AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Redescribed in Latin: Mayr, 1880 PDF: 20.].
Raised to species: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 135; Ruzsky, 1905a PDF: 518; Ruzsky, 1905b: 766; Emery, 1909f PDF: 706; Collingwood, 1961c PDF: 289; Radchenko, 1992a PDF: 45 (in key).
Radchenko & Scupola, 2015 PDF: 227 (lectotype designation).
Radchenko & Scupola, 2015 PDF: 227 (in striativentre species group).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Iran, Kazakhstan
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Pfeiffer, M., 2010, New records of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Iran., Asian Myrmecology 3, pp. 29-38

Tetramorium striativentre MayrHNS, 1877

Material: 16 Ç, Central Persian deserts, Daranjir ProtectedArea GoogleMaps (32°26'18'N, 55°01'21'E), 1227 m asl, 19.V2008, leg. Omid Paknia GoogleMaps; 2 $, Central Persian deserts, Siahkooh National Park GoogleMaps (32°35'55'N, 54°13'59'E), 998 m asl, 25.V2008, leg. Omid Paknia GoogleMaps; 26 $, Central Persian deserts GoogleMaps (32°57'23'N, 55°32'08'E), 1392 m asl, 17.V2008, leg. Omid Paknia GoogleMaps; 4 ?, Central Persian deserts, Tabas GoogleMaps (33°36'44'N, 57°05'46'E), 1083 m asl, 14.V2008, leg. Omid Paknia GoogleMaps; 22?, Central Persian deserts, South of Naeen GoogleMaps (32°43'11'N, 53°16'39'E), 1372 m, asl, 26.V2008, leg. Omid Paknia GoogleMaps; 23 $, transitional region of Alborz Range forest steppe and Central Persian deserts, Khojir National Park GoogleMaps (35°38'56'N, 51°43'45'E), 1466 m asl, 29.IV2008, leg. Omid Paknia GoogleMaps; 32 ?, Central Persian deserts, Kavir National Park GoogleMaps (34°45'40'N, 52°10'19'E), 1057 m asl, 7.V2008, leg. Omid Paknia GoogleMaps; 39?, Central Persian deserts, Turan National Park GoogleMaps (35°58'22'N, 56°04'43'E), 1176 m asl, 17.VI.2007, leg. Omid Paknia GoogleMaps.

Remarks: Inhabits mainly mountains of Central Asia and Afghanistan, whereas the morphologically similar T. schneideriHNS lives in plains (Dlussky et al. 1990; Radchenko 1992b).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Pitfall B 8.

Collect Date Range: collected between 2008-04-28 and 2011-06-24

Type specimens:

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