Tetramorium inezulae

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Tetramorium inezulae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. inezulae
Binomial name
Tetramorium inezulae
(Forel, 1914)

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality), United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe.


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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.

  • inezulae. Triglyphothrix inezulae Forel, 1914d: 221 (w.m.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in Tetramorium: Arnold, 1917: 343. Senior synonym of hepburni, mashonana: Bolton, 1976: 328. See also: Bolton, 1985: 247.
  • hepburni. Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) hepburni Arnold, 1917: 340 (w.q.m.) ZIMBABWE. Combination in Triglyphothrix: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 910. Junior synonym of inezulae: Bolton, 1976: 328.
  • mashonana. Triglyphothrix hepburni subsp. mashonana Arnold, 1949: 266, fig. 7 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Junior synonym of inezulae: Bolton, 1976: 328.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1917. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part III. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 271-402 (page 343, Combination in Tetramorium)
  • Arnold, G. 1949. New species of African Hymenoptera. No. 9. Occas. Pap. Natl. Mus. South. Rhod. 2: 261-275 PDF
  • 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 328, Senior synonym of hepburni and mashonana)
  • Bolton, B. 1985. The ant genus Triglyphothrix Forel a synonym of Tetramorium Mayr. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Nat. Hist. 19: 243-248 (page 247, see also)
  • Forel, A. 1914d. Formicides d'Afrique et d'Amérique nouveaux ou peu connus. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 50: 211-288 (page 221, worker, male described)