Tetraponera rakotonis

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Tetraponera rakotonis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Tetraponera
Species: T. rakotonis
Binomial name
Tetraponera rakotonis
(Forel, 1891)

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Specimen Label

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

Nomenclature

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

  • rakotonis. Sima rakotonis Forel, 1891b: 206, pl. 5, fig. 7 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Combination in S. (Tetraponera): Emery, 1921f: 28; in Tetraponera: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 1015.

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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