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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Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • 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. (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)


References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • André E. 1892. Matériaux myrmécologiques. Rev. Entomol. (Caen) 11: 45-56.
  • Bolton B. 1976. The ant tribe Tetramoriini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Constituent genera, review of smaller genera and revision of Triglyphothrix Forel. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology 34:281-379.
  • Eidmann H. 1944. Die Ameisenfauna von Fernando Poo. 27. Beitrag zu den Ergebnissen der Westafrika-Expedition. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Ökol. Geogr. Tiere 76: 413-490.
  • Emery C. 1893. Formicides de l'Archipel Malais. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 1: 187-229.
  • Forel A. 1901. Formiciden des Naturhistorischen Museums zu Hamburg. Neue Calyptomyrmex-, Dacryon-, Podomyrma- und Echinopla-Arten. Mitt. Naturhist. Mus. Hambg. 18: 43-82.
  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection
  • Menozzi C. 1932. Raccolte mirmecologiche dell'Africa orientale conservate nel Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria di Genova. Parte II. Formiche dell'Uganda e delle isole Sesse raccolte dal Dr. E. Bayon. [part]. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria. 56: 93-112.
  • Menozzi C. 1942. Formiche dell'isola Fernando Poo e del territorio del Rio Muni (Guinea Spagnola). 24. Beitrag zu den wissenschaftlichen Ergebnissen der Forschungsreise H. Eidmann nach Spanisch-Guinea 1939 bis 1940. Zoologischer Anzeiger 140: 164-182.
  • Santschi F. 1935. Fourmis du Musée du Congo Belge. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines. 27: 254-285.
  • Stitz H. 1916. Formiciden. Ergebnisse der Zweiten Deutschen Zentral-Afrika Expedition 1: 369-405.
  • Weber N. A. 1943. The ants of the Imatong Mountains, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 93: 263-389.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. 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. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 711-1004