Tetramorium solomonense

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Tetramorium solomonense
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. solomonense
Binomial name
Tetramorium solomonense
Ward, Brady, Fisher & Schultz, 2014

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Solomon Islands (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.

  • mayri. Triglyphothrix mayri Mann, 1919: 351 (w.) SOLOMON IS. [Junior secondary homonym of mayri Forel, 1912n: 57.] Replacement name: solomonense Ward et al., 2014: 16. Combination in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1985: 247; in Tetramorium: Ward et al., 2014: 15. See also: Bolton, 1976: 352.
  • solomonense. Tetramorium solomonensis Ward, Brady, Fisher & Schultz, 2014: 16. Replacement name for mayri Mann, 1919: 351. [Junior secondary homonym of mayri Forel, 1912n: 57.]



  • Bolton, B. 1976. The ant tribe Tetramoriini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Constituent genera, review of smaller genera and revision of Triglyphothrix Forel. Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 34: 281-379 (page 352, see also)
  • Bolton, B. 1985. The ant genus Triglyphothrix Forel a synonym of Tetramorium Mayr. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Nat. Hist. 19: 243-248 (page 247, Combination in Tetramorium)
  • Mann, W. M. 1919. The ants of the British Solomon Islands. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 63: 273-391 (page 351, worker 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 262, Junior synonym of grassii)
  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 281, queen described [Unresolved junior secondary homonym of mayri Mann])
  • Ward, P.S., Brady, S.G., Fisher, B.L. & Schultz, T.R. 2014. The evolution of myrmicine ants: phylogeny and biogeography of a hyperdiverse ant clade (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology, DOI: 10.1111/syen.12090.