Key to Afrotropical Tetramorium convexum species group

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This worker key is based on Bolton (1980)[1] and the type images available at Antweb

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NOTE: Tetramorium rotundatum is known only from the queen caste.

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  • Whole body with abundant long, erect, white, fine hairs. Propodeum unarmed ..... Tetramorium convexum
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  • Whole body without hairs of any description escept a very short, scattered adpressed pubescence. Propodeum with two small triangular teeth ..... Tetramorium wadje
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  1. Bolton, B. 1980. The ant tribe Tetramoriini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). The genus Tetramorium Mayr in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology. 40: 193-384