Tetraponera emacerata

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Tetraponera emacerata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Tetraponera
Species: T. emacerata
Binomial name
Tetraponera emacerata
(Santschi, 1911)

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Kenya (type locality), Sierra Leone, Uganda.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • emacerata. Sima mocquerysi st. emacerata Santschi, 1911c: 352, fig. 1 (w.) KENYA. Santschi, 1914b: 70 (q.). Combination in Tetraponera: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 107. Subspecies of mocquerysi: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 798; Santschi, 1933b: 100. Raised to species: Santschi, 1920b: 9; Santschi, 1928d: 57; Bernard, 1953b: 221. Current subspecies: nominal plus oberbecki, odiosa.

Description

References

  • Bernard, F. 1953b [1952]. La réserve naturelle intégrale du Mt Nimba. XI. Hyménoptères Formicidae. Mém. Inst. Fr. Afr. Noire 19: 165-270 (page 221, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1911c [1910]. Nouvelle fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 79: 351-369 (page 352, fig. 1 worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1914b. Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale, 1911-1912. Résultats scientifiques. Insectes Hyménoptères. II. Formicidae. Paris: Libr. A. Schulz, pp. 41-148. (page 70, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1920b. Formicides nouveaux du Gabon, du Congo, de la Rhodesia et du Natal. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 60: 6-17 (page 9, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1928d. Descriptions de nouvelles fourmis éthiopiennes (quatrième note). Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 16: 54-69 (page 57, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1933b. Contribution à l'étude des fourmis de l'Afrique tropicale. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 73: 95-108 (page 100, Subspecies of mocquerysi)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922b. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. II. The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 39-269 (page 107, Combination in Tetraponera)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 798, Subspecies of mocquerysi)