Tetramorium nautarum

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Tetramorium nautarum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. nautarum
Binomial name
Tetramorium nautarum
Santschi, 1918

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Specimen Labels


A member of the Tetramorium caespitum species group.

Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Equatorial Guinea (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.




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

  • nautarum. Tetramorium caespitum st. nautarum Santschi, 1918c: 156 (w.) ANNOBON I. Raised to species: Bolton, 1980: 321.



  • 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 321, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1918c. Nouveaux Tetramorium africains (Suite et fin). Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 9: 153-156 (page 156, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 711-1004