Tetraponera triangularis

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Tetraponera triangularis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Tetraponera
Species: T. triangularis
Binomial name
Tetraponera triangularis
(Stitz, 1910)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea (type locality), Nigeria.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • triangularis. Sima triangularis Stitz, 1910: 131 (w.) EQUATORIAL GUINEA. Combination in Tetraponera: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 800. Current subspecies: nominal plus illota.



  • Stitz, H. 1910. Westafrikanische Ameisen. I. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berl. 5: 125-151 (page 131, worker described)
  • 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 800, Combination in Tetraponera)