Tetramorium coloreum

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Tetramorium coloreum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. coloreum
Binomial name
Tetramorium coloreum
Mayr, 1901

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun (type locality), Central African Republic, Guinea.


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Nomenclature

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

  • coloreum. Tetramorium coloreum Mayr, 1901a: 273 (w.) CAMEROUN. Senior synonym of muscicola: Bolton, 1980: 297.
  • muscicola. Tetramorium humerosum r. muscicola Bernard, 1953b: 246 (w.) GUINEA. Junior synonym of coloreum: Bolton, 1980: 297.

Description

References

  • 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 297, Senior synonym of muscicola)
  • Mayr, G. 1901a [1900]. Drei neue Formiciden aus Kamerun gesammelt von Herrn Prof. Dr. Reinhold Buchholz. Entomol. Tidskr. 21: 273-279 (page 273, worker described)