Tetramorium gabonense

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Tetramorium gabonense
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. gabonense
Binomial name
Tetramorium gabonense
(André, 1892)

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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


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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • gabonense. Triglyphothrix gabonensis André, 1892a: 53 (w.q.m.) GABON. Combination in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1985: 247. Senior synonym of areolatus, boulognei, burgeoni, kamerunensis, mucidus, soyauxi: Bolton, 1976: 326.
  • soyauxi. Triglyphothrix gabonensis st. soyauxi Forel, 1901h: 53 (w.) GABON. [Misspelled as soyansi by Emery, 1924d: 273.] Junior synonym of gabonense: Bolton, 1976: 326.
  • mucidus. Triglyphothrix mucidus Forel, 1909b: 71 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Junior synonym of gabonense: Bolton, 1976: 326.
  • areolatus. Triglyphothrix areolatus Stitz, 1910: 142, fig. 9 (w.) CAMEROUN. Junior synonym of gabonense: Bolton, 1976: 326.
  • boulognei. Triglyphothrix gabonensis var. boulognei Forel, 1916: 423 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Junior synonym of gabonense: Bolton, 1976: 326.
  • burgeoni. Triglyphothrix areolata var. burgeoni Santschi, 1935a: 265 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Junior synonym of gabonense: Bolton, 1976: 326.
  • kamerunensis. Triglyphothrix gabonensis var. kamerunensis Santschi, 1937b: 102 (w.) CAMEROUN. Junior synonym of gabonense: Bolton, 1976: 326.

Description

References

  • André, E. 1892a. Matériaux myrmécologiques. Rev. Entomol. (Caen) 11: 45-56 PDF (page 53, worker, queen, male described)
  • 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 326, Senior synonym of areolatus, boulognei, burgeoni, kamerunensis, mucidus and soyauxi)
  • 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)