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Barech, G., Khaldi, M., Doumandji, S. & Espadaler, X.

Year: 2011


One more country in the worldwide spread of the woolly ant: Tetramorium lanuginosum in Algeria (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Journal: Myrmecological News

Volume: 14

Pages: 97-98

Type of contribution: Original Article

Supplementary material: No


Tetramorium lanuginosum Mayr, 1870 is reported for the first time from Algeria and is considered as an exotic species in this country. It was found in an irrigated green within the installations of the Institut National Agronomique at El Harrach, Algiers. This is the eighth exotic ant species noted in Algeria.

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Key words:

Algeria, exotic, first record, Tetramorium lanuginosum.

Publisher: The Austrian Society of Entomofaunistics

ISSN: Print: 1994-4136 - Online: 1997-3500