Tetramorium microgyna

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Tetramorium microgyna
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. microgyna
Binomial name
Tetramorium microgyna
Santschi, 1918

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality), Zimbabwe.

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.

  • microgyna. Tetramorium microgyna Santschi, 1918b: 132 (q., not w.) SOUTH AFRICA. See also: Arnold, 1926: 253; Santschi, 1928f: 207; Bolton, 1980: 329.



  • Arnold, G. 1926. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Appendix. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 23: 191-295 (page 253, see also)
  • Bolton, B. 1980. The ant tribe Tetramoriini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). The genus Tetramorium Mayr in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region. Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 40: 193-384 (page 329, see also)
  • Santschi, F. 1918b. Nouveaux Tetramorium africains. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 9: 121-132 (page 132, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1928f. Descriptions de nouvelles fourmis éthiopiennes (suite). Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 16: 191-213 (page 207, see also)