Tetraponera emeryi

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

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Specimen Label

Identification

A member of the Tetraponera allaborans species-group.

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Mozambique, South Africa (type locality), Swaziland, Zimbabwe.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • emeryi. Sima emeryi Forel, 1911d: 367 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in S. (Tetraponera): Arnold, 1916: 187; in Tetraponera: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 797.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Arnold G. 1916. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part II. Ponerinae, Dorylinae. Annals of the South African Museum. 14: 159-270.
  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection
  • Koen J. H., and W. Breytenbach. 1988. Ant species richness of fynbos and forest ecosystems in the Southern Cape. South Afr. Tydskr. Dierk. 23(3): 184-188.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. 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. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 711-1004