Protonym: Temnothorax poldii
Authorship Alicata et al., 2022: 160, figs. 46-63, 80
Forms w.q.m.
Bioregion Palearctic
Locality ITALY (Sicily)
Etymology This species is dedicated to the Italian physician and amateur myrmecologist Bruno Poldi (1920–2002), which has also been a mentor and friend to Antonio Alicata in his early approach to the study of ants.
Primary type information Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Italy: Sicily, Monte Arso, 37.7564° N, 14.9103° E, 14.viii.1992 (A. Alicata). Primary type depository: MSNG.
Secondary type information Secondary type material: 30 paratype workers, 2 paratype queens, 1 paratype male. Secondary type locality: 8 paratype workers, 1 paratype male with same data as for holotype; 17 paratype workers, 1 paratype male Monte Ruvolo, 37.7514° N, 14.8907° E, 18.viii.1992 (A. Alicata); 5 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen Monte Manfrè, 37.6735° N, 14.9814° E, 24.v.1992 (A. Alicata). Secondary type depository: MSNG.
Taxa belonging to this protonym
Temnothorax poldii Species Valid Original combination