Tetramorium argenteopilosum

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Tetramorium argenteopilosum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. argenteopilosum
Binomial name
Tetramorium argenteopilosum
Arnold, 1926

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Specimen Labels

Identification

A member of the Tetramorium simillimum species group.

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Zimbabwe (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.

  • argenteopilosum. Tetramorium argenteopilosum Arnold, 1926: 261, fig. 71 (w.q.) ZIMBABWE. See also: Bolton, 1980: 306.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1926. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Appendix. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 23: 191-295 (page 261, fig. 71 worker, queen described)
  • 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 306, see also)