Tetramorium critchleyi

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Tetramorium critchleyi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. critchleyi
Binomial name
Tetramorium critchleyi
(Bolton, 1976)

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Nigeria (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • critchleyi. Rhoptromyrmex critchleyi Bolton, 1976: 303, figs. 3, 12 (w.) NIGERIA. Combination in Tetramorium: Ward et al., 2014: 15. See also: Bolton, 1986a: 13.

Description

References

  • 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 303, figs. 3, 12 worker described)
  • Bolton, B. 1986a. A taxonomic and biological review of the tetramoriine ant genus Rhoptromyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Syst. Entomol. 11: 1-17 (page 13, see also)
  • Ward, P.S., Brady, S.G., Fisher, B.L. & Schultz, T.R. 2014. The evolution of myrmicine ants: phylogeny and biogeography of a hyperdiverse ant clade (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology, DOI: 10.1111/syen.12090.