Tetramorium globulinode

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Tetramorium globulinode
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. globulinode
Binomial name
Tetramorium globulinode
(Mayr, 1901)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa (type locality), Zimbabwe.
Palaearctic Region: China.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • globulinode. Rhoptromyrmex globulinodis Mayr, 1901b: 20 (w.q.m.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in Tetramorium: Ward et al., 2014: 15. Senior synonym of alberti, obscurus: Brown, 1964c: 17. See also: Bolton, 1986a: 13.
  • alberti. Rhoptromyrmex globulinodis r. alberti Forel, 1916: 419 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Junior synonym of globulinodis: Brown, 1964c: 17.
  • obscurus. Rhoptromyrmex globulinodis var. obscurus Santschi, 1932a: 389 (w.m.) ZIMBABWE. Junior synonym of globulinodis: Brown, 1964c: 17.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Guénard B., and R. R. Dunn. 2012. A checklist of the ants of China. Zootaxa 3558: 1-77.
  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection
  • Santschi F. 1932. Formicides sud-africains. Pp. 381-392 in: Jeannel, R. (ed.) 1932. Société Entomologique de France. Livre du centenaire. Paris: Société Entomologique de France, xii + 729 pp.
  • Zhang Xiang, and Hou You-Ming. 2009. Five new record genus and thirty one new records species of ants (Hymenoptera; Formicidae) in Fujian Province. Journal of Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University 38(5): 479-484.