Tetraponera exasciata

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Tetraponera exasciata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Tetraponera
Species: T. exasciata
Binomial name
Tetraponera exasciata
(Forel, 1892)

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Identification

A member of the Tetraponera allaborans species-group.

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Malagasy Region: Madagascar (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Queen

Nomenclature

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

  • exasciata. Sima exasciata Forel, 1892l: 261 (w.q.) MADAGASCAR. Combination in S. (Tetraponera): Emery, 1921f: 27; in Tetraponera: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 1014.

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

Description

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