Tetramorium bacchus

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Tetramorium bacchus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetramorium erectum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Tetramorium bacchus
Forel, 1910

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Tetramorium erectum.

Nomenclature

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

  • bacchus. Tetramorium bacchus Forel, 1910e: 426 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Junior synonym of erectum: Bolton, 1980: 269.

References

  • 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 269, Junior synonym of erectum)
  • Forel, A. 1910f. Note sur quelques fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 54: 421-458 (page 426, worker described)