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Redescription of the ant Leptothorax (s. str.) Scamni Ruzsky, 1905

Heinze, Jürgen, Schulz, A. and Radchenko, A. G (1993) Redescription of the ant Leptothorax (s. str.) Scamni Ruzsky, 1905. Psyche (Cambridge) 100 (3-4), pp. 177-183.

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Worker and queen caste of the ant Leptothorax (sensu stricto) scamni Ruzsky, 1905 are formally described and a neotype is designated. The species is distinguished from other Leptothorax (s. str.) by extraordinarily long, finger-shaped propodeal spines. L. scamni appears to be a rather rare, patchily distributed ant in alpine coniferous forests in the Caucasus (Russia and Armenia) and northern Turkey.

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Item type:Article
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Zoologie/Evolutionsbiologie (Prof. Dr. Jürgen Heinze)
Keywords:Biogeography (Population Studies); Morphology; Systematics and Taxonomy
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:No
Item ID:8443
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