Tetramorium notiale

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Tetramorium notiale
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. notiale
Binomial name
Tetramorium notiale
Bolton, 1980

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Botswana, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe (type locality).

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

  • striatum. Tetramorium guineense r. striatum Arnold, 1917: 308 (w.q.m.) ZIMBABWE (attributed to Stitz). [Junior primary homonym of striatum Smith, F. 1876b: 481, above.] Replacement name: notiale Bolton, 1980: 271.
  • notiale. Tetramorium notiale Bolton, 1980: 271. Replacement name for striatum Arnold, 1917: 308. [Junior primary homonym of striatum Smith, F. 1876b: 481.]

The following notes on F. Smith type specimens have been provided by Barry Bolton (details):

Tetramorium guineense striatum

Two workers, one queen and one male syntypes in The Natural History Museum. One worker is labelled “P.F. 3/74” (= Peel Forest), the other has “K.C.” (= Kelley’s Creek). Each syntype also has a small rectangular label with “N. Zealand” on the upper side and “76/20” on the underside. The queen and male have no specific locality information.



  • Arnold, G. 1917. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part III. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 271-402 (page 308, [Junior primary homonym of striatum Smith, F. 1876b: 481.])
  • 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 271, Replacement name for striatum)