Tetramorium jauresi

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

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

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

  • jauresi. Tetramorium jauresi Forel, 1914d: 226 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Senior synonym of latens: Bolton, 1980: 348. See also: Prins, 1973: 17.
  • latens. Tetramorium latens Arnold, 1948: 224, fig. 11 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Subspecies of jauresi: Arnold, 1952a: 463. Junior synonym of jauresi: Bolton, 1980: 348.



  • 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 348, Senior synonym of latens)
  • Forel, A. 1914d. Formicides d'Afrique et d'Amérique nouveaux ou peu connus. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 50: 211-288 (page 226, worker described)
  • Prins, A. J. 1973. African Formicidae (Hymenoptera) in the South African Museum. Description of four new species and notes on Tetramorium Mayr. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 62: 1-40 (page 17, see also)