Tetraponera triangularis illota

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Tetraponera triangularis illota
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Tetraponera
Species: T. triangularis
Subspecies: T. triangularis illota
Trinomial name
Tetraponera triangularis illota
(Santschi, 1914)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Nigeria (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • illota. Sima triangularis st. illota Santschi, 1914d: 334 (w.q.) NIGERIA. Combination in Tetraponera: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 801.

Description

References

  • Santschi, F. 1914d. Formicides de l'Afrique occidentale et australe du voyage de Mr. le Professeur F. Silvestri. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 8: 309-385 (page 334, worker, queen 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 801, Combination in Tetraponera)