Tetramorium lamottei

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Tetramorium lamottei
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetramorium africanum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Tetramorium lamottei
Bernard, 1953

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Tetramorium africanum.

Nomenclature

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

  • lamottei. Tetramorium lamottei Bernard, 1953b: 247, fig. 13 (q.) GUINEA. Junior synonym of africanum: Bolton, 1980: 355.

References

  • Bernard, F. 1953b [1952]. La réserve naturelle intégrale du Mt Nimba. XI. Hyménoptères Formicidae. Mém. Inst. Fr. Afr. Noire 19: 165-270 (page 247, fig. 13 queen described)
  • 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 355, Junior synonym of africanum)