Tetramorium biskrense jarbas

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Tetramorium biskrense jarbas
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetramorium biskrense)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Tetramorium biskrense jarbas
Cagniant, 1970

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

Nomenclature

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

  • jarbas. Tetramorium biskrense subsp. jarbas Cagniant, 1970a: 430 (w.q.m.) TUNISIA. [First available use of Tetramorium caespitum st. punicum var. jarbas Santschi, 1921b: 433; unavailable name.] Junior synonym of biskrense: Cagniant, 1997: 97.

References

  • Cagniant, H. 1970a [1969]. Deuxième liste de fourmis d'Algérie récoltées principalement en forêt. (1re partie). Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Toulouse 105: 405-430 (page 430, worker, queen, male described)
  • Cagniant, H. 1997. Le genre Tetramorium au Maroc (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): clé et catalogue des espèces. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (N.S.) 33: 89-100 (page 97, Junior synonym of biskrense)