Tetraponera liengmei

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Tetraponera liengmei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Tetraponera
Species: T. liengmei
Binomial name
Tetraponera liengmei
(Forel, 1894)

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Specimen Label


A member of the Tetraponera allaborans species-group.


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Mozambique (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • liengmei. Sima liengmei Forel, 1894b: 88 (w.m.) MOZAMBIQUE. Combination in S. (Tetraponera): Arnold, 1916: 181; in Tetraponera: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 798.

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



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection