Tetramorium phasias

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Tetramorium phasias
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. phasias
Binomial name
Tetramorium phasias
Forel, 1914

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa (type locality), United Republic of Tanzania.

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • phasias. Tetramorium guineense var. phasias Forel, 1914d: 226 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Raised to species and senior synonym of hertigi: Bolton, 1980: 273.
  • hertigi. Tetramorium guineense st. hertigi Santschi, 1937d: 236 (w.) ANGOLA. Junior synonym of phasias: Bolton, 1980: 273.

Description

References

  • 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 273, Raised to species, and senior synonym of hertigi)
  • Forel, A. 1914d. Formicides d'Afrique et d'Amérique nouveaux ou peu connus. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 50: 211-288 (page 226, worker described)