Tetramorium caespitum penninum

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Tetramorium caespitum penninum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetramorium impurum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Tetramorium caespitum penninum
Santschi, 1927

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Tetramorium impurum.


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

  • penninum. Tetramorium caespitum var. penninum Santschi, 1927a: 54 (w.) SWITZERLAND.
    • Subspecies of caespitum: Novák & Sadil, 1941: 87 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 412.
    • Junior synonym of impurum: Sanetra, et al. 1999: 321.