Tetramorium punctatum

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Tetramorium punctatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. punctatum
Binomial name
Tetramorium punctatum
Santschi, 1927

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Greece, Iran, Italy (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • liparaeum. Tetramorium semilaeve var. liparaeum Santschi, 1927a: 55 (w.) ITALY (Sicily). Junior synoynm of punctatum: Sanetra, Güsten & Schulz, 1999: 329.
  • punctatum. Tetramorium semilaeve var. punctatum Santschi, 1927a: 55 (w.q.) ITALY (Sicily). Raised to species and senior synonym of liparaeum: Sanetra, Güsten & Schulz, 1999: 329.



  • Sanetra, M.; Güsten, R.; Schulz, A. 1999. On the taxonomy and distribution of Italian Tetramorium species and their social parasites (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 77: 317-357 (page 329, Raised to species and senior synonym of liparaeum.)
  • Santschi, F. 1927b. A propos du Tetramorium caespitum L. Folia Myrmecol. Termit. 1: 52-58 (page 55, worker, queen described)