Tetramorium flaviceps

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Tetramorium flaviceps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. flaviceps
Binomial name
Tetramorium flaviceps
Arnold, 1960

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Afrotropical Region: 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.

  • flaviceps. Tetramorium do var. flaviceps Arnold, 1960a: 82 (w.) ZIMBABWE. [First available use of Tetramorium squaminode r. do var. flaviceps Arnold, 1917: 316; unavailable name.] Raised to species and senior synonym of mus: Bolton, 1980: 255.
  • mus. Tetramorium do var. mus Arnold, 1960a: 82 (w.) ZIMBABWE. [First available use of Tetramorium squaminode r. do var. mus Arnold, 1917: 316; unavailable name.] [Unresolved junior secondary homonym of mus Santschi, above.] Junior synonym of flaviceps: Bolton, 1980: 255.



  • Arnold, G. 1960a. Aculeate Hymenoptera from the Drakensberg Mountains, Natal. Ann. Natal Mus. 15: 79-87 (page 82, 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 255, Raised to species, and senior synonym of mus)