Tetramorium pullulum

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Tetramorium pullulum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. pullulum
Binomial name
Tetramorium pullulum
Santschi, 1924

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality), Kenya, Uganda.


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Nomenclature

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

  • pullulum. Tetramorium guineense st. pullulum Santschi, 1924b: 211, fig. 9 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Raised to species and senior synonym of fernandensis, uelensis: Bolton, 1980: 273.
  • uelensis. Xiphomyrmex uelensis Santschi, 1935a: 267 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of uelense Santschi, 1923e: 285, above.] Junior synonym of pullulum: Bolton, 1980: 273.
  • fernandensis. Tetramorium fernandensis Menozzi, 1942: 174, fig. 2 EQUATORIAL GUINEA (Bioko I.). [Also given as new in Eidmann, 1944: 454.] Junior synonym of pullulum: Bolton, 1980: 273.

Description

References

  • 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 273, Raised to species, and senior synonym of fernandensis and uelensis)
  • Santschi, F. 1924b. Descriptions de nouveaux Formicides africains et notes diverses. II. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 12: 195-224 (page 211, fig. 9 worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Bolton B. 1980. The ant tribe Tetramoriini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). The genus Tetramorium Mayr in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology 40: 193-384.
  • Eidmann H. 1944. Die Ameisenfauna von Fernando Poo. 27. Beitrag zu den Ergebnissen der Westafrika-Expedition. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Ökol. Geogr. Tiere 76: 413-490.
  • Menozzi C. 1942. Formiche dell'isola Fernando Poo e del territorio del Rio Muni (Guinea Spagnola). 24. Beitrag zu den wissenschaftlichen Ergebnissen der Forschungsreise H. Eidmann nach Spanisch-Guinea 1939 bis 1940. Zoologischer Anzeiger 140: 164-182.
  • Ross S. R. P. J., F. Hita Garcia, G. Fischer, and M. K. Peters. 2018. Selective logging intensity in an East African rain forest predicts reductions in ant diversity. Biotropica 1-11.