Tetramorium ruginode marocana

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Tetramorium ruginode marocana
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetramorium forte)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Tetramorium ruginode marocana
Cagniant, 1997

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Tetramorium forte.


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

  • marocana. Tetramorium ruginode subsp. marocana Cagniant, 1997: 92 (w.q.m.) MOROCCO. Junior homonym and synonym of marocanum de Haro & Collingwood (above), hence junior synonym of forte, sensu Güsten, Schulz & Sanetra, 2006: 5.


  • Cagniant, H. 1997. Le genre Tetramorium au Maroc (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): clé et catalogue des espèces. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (N.S.) 33: 89-100 (page 92, worker, queen, male described)