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Species: Temnothorax tebessae   (Forel, 1890) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Leptothorax tuberum r. tebessae Forel, 1890b PDF: lxxiv (w.q.) ALGERIA. Palearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated), 1 syntype queen. Primary type locality: Algeria: Djebel Osmor, nr Tebessa, iii.-iv.1889 (A. Forel). Primary type depository: MHNG. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271
Subspecies of Temnothorax tuberum: Emery, 1893m PDF: 127 (footnote); Forel, 1894d PDF: 38; Forel, 1905e PDF: 173; Santschi, 1918a PDF: 36.
Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 127; Santschi, 1923f PDF: 330; Santschi, 1929e PDF: 156; Cagniant, 1964 PDF: 105; Cagniant, 1966b PDF: 279; Cagniant, 1968a PDF: 144; Cagniant, 1970a PDF: 423 (redescription); Cagniant, 1987c PDF: 249; Bolton, 1995b: 245; Cagniant & Espadaler, 1997 PDF: 274 (redescription); Bolton, 2003 PDF: 271; Cagniant, 2006 PDF: 198; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 191 (see note in bibliography).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Algeria, Tunisia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Bois mort.

Elevations: collected at 1300 m

Type specimens: syntype of Leptothorax tuberum tebessae: casent0917826; syntype of Temnothorax tebessae: casent0909035; syntype of unpublished name: Temnothorax tebessae nylanderotebessae: casent0909036; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Leptothorax tuberum tebessae atomus: casent0909034; unavailable quadrinomial: Leptothorax tuberum tebessae atomus: casent0917827

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