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Taxonomic Synopsis of the Ponto-Mediterranean Ants of Temnothorax nylanderi Species-Group [PLOS One]

Keywords : cranium, antennas, morphometry, head, eyes, legs, linear discriminant analysis, phylogeography

par Frédéric Magné - publié le

In the current revisionary work, the Temnothorax nylanderi species-group of myrmicine ants is characterized. Eighteen species belonging to this group in the Ponto-Mediterranean region are described or redefined based on an integrative approach that combines exploratory analyses of morphometric data and of a 658bp fragment of the mitochondrial gene for the cytochrome c oxidase subunit I (CO I).(...)

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