Tapinoma minutum cephalicum

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Tapinoma minutum cephalicum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Tapinoma
Species: T. minutum
Subspecies: T. minutum cephalicum
Trinomial name
Tapinoma minutum cephalicum
Santschi, 1928



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • cephalicum. Tapinoma (Micromyrma) minutum var. cephalicum Santschi, 1928e: 472, fig. 1 (w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA.

Type Material

  • Tapinoma (Micromyrma) minutum cephalicum Santschi, 1928: Syntype, 7 workers (1 missing gaster), 1 queen, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, Museum of Comparative Zoology.
  • Tapinoma (Micromyrma) minutum cephalicum Santschi, 1928: Syntype, 10 workers, 2 queens, 2 males, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, Naturhistorisches Museum Basel.



  • Santschi, F. 1928e. Nouvelles fourmis d'Australie. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 56: 465-483 (page 472, fig. 1 worker, queen, male described)