Tetramorium brevicorne

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Tetramorium brevicorne
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. brevicorne
Binomial name
Tetramorium brevicorne
Bondroit, 1918

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Specimen Labels

Species known from Sardinia and Corsica only (Rigato & Toni, 2011).



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: France (type locality), Italy.

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.

  • brevicorne. Tetramorium caespitum var. brevicorne Bondroit, 1918: 108 (w.q.) FRANCE (Corsica). [First available use of Tetramorium caespitum subsp. caespitum var. brevicornis Emery, 1916b: 196; unavailable name.] Emery, 1925c: 185 (m.). Raised to species: Baroni Urbani, 1964b: 53. See also: Casevitz-Weulersse, 1990b: 421; Sanetra, Güsten & Schulz, 1999: 331.



  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1964b. Studi sulla mirmecofauna d'Italia. II. Formiche di Sicilia. Atti Accad. Gioenia Sci. Nat. (6) 16: 25-66 (page 53, Raised to species)
  • Bondroit, J. 1918. Les fourmis de France et de Belgique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 87: 1-174 (page 108, worker, queen described)
  • Casevitz-Weulersse, J. 1990c. Étude systématique de la myrmécofaune corse (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) (Deuxième partie). Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Sect. A Zool. Biol. Écol. Anim. (4) 12: 415-442 (page 421, see also)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 185, male described)
  • Sanetra, M.; Güsten, R.; Schulz, A. 1999. On the taxonomy and distribution of Italian Tetramorium species and their social parasites (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 77: 317-357 (page 331, see also)