Tetramorium caespitum debilis

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Tetramorium caespitum debilis
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Tetramorium taueret)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Tetramorium caespitum debilis
Emery, 1924

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Tetramorium taueret.


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

  • debilis. Tetramorium caespitum var. debilis Emery, 1924d: 276 (w.q.m.) EGYPT. [First available use of Tetramorium caespitum subsp. caespitum var. debilis Emery, 1909d: 701; unavailable name.] [Junior primary homonym of debile Forel, above.] Replacement name: taueret Bolton, 1995b: 415. Subspecies of biskrense: Emery, 1925c: 182; Finzi, 1936: 181. Raised to species: Bernard, 1967: 235.