Tetramorium akermani

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Tetramorium akermani
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. akermani
Binomial name
Tetramorium akermani
Arnold, 1926

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality).

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Nomenclature

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

  • akermani. Tetramorium akermani Arnold, 1926: 265, fig. 73 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Senior synonym of myersi: Bolton, 1980: 253.
  • myersi. Tetramorium akermani var. myersi Arnold, 1958: 123 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Junior synonym of akermani: Bolton, 1980: 253.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1926. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Appendix. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 23: 191-295 (page 265, fig. 73 worker described)
  • Arnold, G. 1926. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Appendix. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 23: 191-295 (page 276, worker described)
  • Arnold, G. 1958. New species of African Hymenoptera. No. 13. Occas. Pap. Natl. Mus. South. Rhod. B. Nat. Sci. 3: 119-143 PDF
  • Bolton, B. 1976. The ant tribe Tetramoriini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Constituent genera, review of smaller genera and revision of Triglyphothrix Forel. Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 34: 281-379 (page 324, Junior synonym of eminii)
  • Bolton, B. 1980. The ant tribe Tetramoriini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). The genus Tetramorium Mayr in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region. Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 40: 193-384 (page 253, Senior synonym of myersi)