Tetramorium bothae

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Tetramorium bothae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. bothae
Binomial name
Tetramorium bothae
Forel, 1910

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Identification

A member of the Tetramorium simillimum species group.

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Lesotho, South Africa (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.

  • bothae. Tetramorium simillimum subsp. bothae Forel, 1910e: 425 (w.q.m.) SOUTH AFRICA. Raised to species and senior synonym of guillarmodi: Bolton, 1980: 309.
  • guillarmodi. Tetramorium guillarmodi Arnold, 1960b: 454, fig. 4 (w.q.) LESOTHO. Junior synonym of bothae: Bolton, 1980: 309.

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