Tetramorium semireticulatum

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Tetramorium semireticulatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. semireticulatum
Binomial name
Tetramorium semireticulatum
Arnold, 1917

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Zimbabwe (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • semireticulatum. Tetramorium semireticulatum Arnold, 1917: 319 (w.m.) ZIMBABWE. Arnold, 1926: 265 (q.). Senior synonym of politum: Bolton, 1980: 361.
  • politum. Tetramorium semireticulatum var. politum Arnold, 1948: 225 (w.) ZIMBABWE. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of politum Emery, above.] Junior synonym of semireticulatum: Bolton, 1980: 361.



  • Arnold, G. 1917. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part III. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 271-402 (page 319, worker, male described)
  • Arnol'di, K. V. 1926. Studien über die Variabilität der Ameisen. I. Die ökologische und die Familienvariabilität von Cardiocondyla stambulowi For. Z. Morphol. Ökol. Tiere 7: 254-278 (page 265, queen described)
  • 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 361, Senior synonym of politum)