Tetramorium bequaerti

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Tetramorium bequaerti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. bequaerti
Binomial name
Tetramorium bequaerti
Forel, 1913

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Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality), United Republic of Tanzania.

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

  • bequaerti. Tetramorium bequaerti Forel, 1913b: 318 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Senior synonym of humile: Bolton, 1980: 325.
  • humile. Tetramorium humile Santschi, 1914a: 434 (w.q.) TANZANIA. Junior synonym of bequaerti: Bolton, 1980: 325.



  • 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 325, Senior synonym of humile)
  • Forel, A. 1913b. Formicides du Congo Belge récoltés par MM. Bequaert, Luja, etc. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 2: 306-351 (page 318, worker described)