Tetramorium scytalum

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Tetramorium scytalum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. scytalum
Binomial name
Tetramorium scytalum
Bolton, 1979

Tetramorium scytalum casent0102336 profile 1.jpg

Tetramorium scytalum casent0102336 dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen labels

Identification

A member of the Tetramorium simillimum species group.

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Comoros.
Malagasy Region: Madagascar (type locality), Mayotte.


Distribution based on AntMaps

AntMapLegend.png

Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • scytalum. Tetramorium scytalum Bolton, 1979: 157, fig. 29 (w.) MADAGASCAR.

Description

References