Tetramorium muscorum

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Tetramorium muscorum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. muscorum
Binomial name
Tetramorium muscorum
Arnold, 1926

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ivory Coast, Mozambique (type locality), Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania.


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Nomenclature

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

  • muscorum. Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) muscorum Arnold, 1926: 274, fig. 78 (w.) MOZAMBIQUE. Combination in Triglyphothrix: Bolton, 1976: 331; in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1985: 247.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1926. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Appendix. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 23: 191-295 PDF (page 274, fig. 78 worker 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 331, Combination in Triglyphothrix)
  • 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)