Tetramorium depressiceps

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Tetramorium depressiceps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. depressiceps
Binomial name
Tetramorium depressiceps
Menozzi, 1933

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Saudi Arabia.
Palaearctic Region: Egypt, Iraq, Israel (type locality).

It is known from North-East Africa and the Middle East (Abdul-Rassoul et al. 2013).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Queen

Nomenclature

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

  • depressiceps. Tetramorium semilaeve subsp. depressiceps Menozzi, 1933b: 71, fig. 3 (w.q.m.) ISRAEL. Raised to species: Collingwood, 1985: 264.

Description

References

  • Abdul-Rassoul, M.S., Ali, H.B. & Augul, R.SH. 2013. New Records of Unidentified Ants worker (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae) stored in Iraqi Natural History Museum with key to Species. Adv. Biores., Vol 4 (2): 27-33.
  • Collingwood, C. A. 1985. Hymenoptera: Fam. Formicidae of Saudi Arabia. Fauna Saudi Arab. 7: 230-302 (page 264, Raised to species)
  • Menozzi, C. 1933b. Le formiche della Palestina. Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 12: 49-113 (page 71, fig. 3 worker, queen, male described)