Tetramorium australe

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Tetramorium australe
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Tetramorium taylori)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Tetramorium australe
Bolton, 1977

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Type Specimen Label

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Tetramorium taylori.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • australe. Tetramorium australe Bolton, 1977: 146, fig. 68 (w.) AUSTRALIA. [Junior secondary homonym of australis Forel, above.] Replacement name: taylori Bolton, 1985: 247.


  • Bolton, B. 1977. The ant tribe Tetramoriini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). The genus Tetramorium Mayr in the Oriental and Indo-Australian regions, and in Australia. Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 36: 67-151 (page 146, fig. 68 worker described)
  • Bolton, B. 1985. The ant genus Triglyphothrix Forel a synonym of Tetramorium Mayr. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Nat. Hist. 19: 243-248 (page 247, Replacement name: taylori)