Tetramorium bulawayense

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

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Zimbabwe (type locality).


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Nomenclature

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

  • bulawayense. Tetramorium bequaerti r. bulawayensis Forel, 1913a: 119 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Arnold, 1917: 282 (q.). Raised to species, senior synonym of bruni and material of the unavailable name mashona referred here: Bolton, 1980: 326.
  • bruni. Tetramorium bequaerti st. bruni Santschi, 1917b: 285 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Junior synonym of bulawayense: Bolton, 1980: 326.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1917. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part III. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 271-402 (page 282, queen described)
  • 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 326, Raised to species, senior synonym of bruni and material of the unavailable name mashona referred here)
  • Forel, A. 1913a. Fourmis de Rhodesia, etc. récoltées par M. G. Arnold, le Dr. H. Brauns et K. Fikendey. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 57: 108-147 (page 119, worker described)