Tetramorium tenebrosum

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

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya, Mozambique (type locality).

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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.

  • tenebrosum. Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) constanciae var. tenebrosus Arnold, 1926: 275, fig. 79 (w.q.m.) MOZAMBIQUE. Combination in Triglyphothrix: Bolton, 1976: 337; in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1985: 247. Raised to species: Bolton, 1976: 337.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1926. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Appendix. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 23: 191-295 PDF (page 275, fig. 79 worker, queen, male described)
  • 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 337, Combination in Triglyphothrix)
  • 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 337, Raised to species)
  • Bolton, B. 1985. The ant genus Triglyphothrix Forel a synonym of Tetramorium Mayr. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Nat. Hist. 19: 243-248 (page 247, Combination in Tetramorium)