Protonym: Temnothorax rutabulafer
Authorship Prebus, 2021b: 57 (in key), 224, figs. 121D, 125
Forms w.dq.m.
Bioregion Neotropic
Locality CUBA.
Etymology Morphological, from the Latin ‘rutabulum’ (= ladle) + ‘-fer’ (= bearing), in reference to the shape of the petiole.
Primary type information Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Cuba: Cienfuegos, Soledad, 20.xi.1927 (W.S. Creighton). Type-depository: USNM. Type-specimen: CASENT0758266 (middle specimen on pin).
Secondary type information Paratype-material: 40 paratype workers, 1 paratype dealate queen, 1 paratype male. Paratype-locality: 2 paratype workers (top and bottom specimens on pin) with same data as holotype (on same pin as holotype); 38 paratype workers, 1 paratype dealate queen, 1 paratype male with same data as holotype. Paratype-depositories and specimens: MCZC: MCZENT00581833 (workers); USNM: CASENT0758266 (top and bottom specimens on same pin as holotype), CASENT0758230 (worker, queen, male), CASENT0758277 to CASENT0758289 (workers).
Taxa belonging to this protonym
Temnothorax rutabulafer Species Valid Original combination