Tetramorium constanciae

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Tetramorium constanciae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. constanciae
Binomial name
Tetramorium constanciae
Arnold, 1917

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Afrotropical Region: Central African Republic, Mozambique, United Republic of Tanzania, Zimbabwe (type locality).

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

  • constanciae. Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) constanciae Arnold, 1917: 339, pl. 7, fig. 94 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Combination in Triglyphothrix: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 910; in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1985: 247. Senior synonym of longispinosa: Bolton, 1976: 321.
  • longispinosa. Triglyphothrix longispinosa Arnold, 1956: 68, fig. 17 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Junior synonym of constanciae: Bolton, 1976: 321.



  • Arnold, G. 1917. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part III. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 271-402 (page 339, pl. 7, fig. 94 worker described)
  • Arnold, G. 1956. New species of African Hymenoptera. No. 12. Occas. Pap. Natl. Mus. South. Rhod. B. Nat. Sci. 3: 52-77 PDF
  • Bolton, B. 1976. The ant tribe Tetramoriini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Constituent genera, review of smaller genera and revision of Triglyphothrix Forel. Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 34: 281-379 (page 321, Senior synonym of longispinosa)
  • Bolton, B. 1985. The ant genus Triglyphothrix Forel a synonym of Tetramorium Mayr. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Nat. Hist. 19: 243-248 (page 247, Combination in Tetramorium)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 910, Combination in Triglyphothrix)