Tetramorium taylori

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Tetramorium taylori
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. taylori
Binomial name
Tetramorium taylori
Bolton, 1985

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Type Specimen Label



Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • australe. Tetramorium australe Bolton, 1977: 146, fig. 68 (w.) AUSTRALIA. [Junior secondary homonym of australis Forel, above.] Replacement name: taylori Bolton, 1985: 247.
  • taylori. Tetramorium taylori Bolton, 1985: 247. Replacement name for Tetramorium australe Bolton, 1977: 146. [Junior secondary homonym of Triglyphothrix striatidens var. australis Forel, 1902h: 449.]

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.


Type Material

Bolton (1977) – synonym Tetramorium australe: 1Holotype worker, Australia: Queensland, Cape York, v. Tozer Gap, Jan. 1958, gum forest (P. F. Darlington) (Museum of Comparative Zoology). Paratypes. Australia: 5 workers with same data as holotype; 3 workers with same data as holotype but 'rain forest'; 6 workers, Queensland, Shipton's Flat (S. of Cooktown), June 58, gum forest (P. F. Darlington); 6 workers, Queensland, Cape York, Rocky River, early June 58, gum forest (P. F. Darlington) (MCZC; The Natural History Museum).