Tetramorium ebeninum

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Tetramorium ebeninum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetramorium weitzeckeri)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Tetramorium ebeninum
Arnold, 1926

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

Nomenclature

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

  • ebeninum. Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) ebeninum Arnold, 1926: 277, fig. 80 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Junior synonym of weitzeckeri: Bolton, 1980: 233.

References

  • Arnold, G. 1926. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Appendix. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 23: 191-295 (page 277, fig. 80 worker 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 233, Junior synonym of weitzeckeri)