Tetramorium caespitum turcomanicum

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Tetramorium caespitum turcomanicum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetramorium chefketi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Tetramorium caespitum turcomanicum
Santschi, 1921

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


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

  • turcomanicum. Tetramorium caespitum st. turcomanicum Santschi, 1921a: 111 (w.q.) KAZAKHSTAN. [First available use of Tetramorium caespitum subsp. caespitum var. turcomanica Emery, 1909d: 702; unavailable name.] Raised to species: Tarbinsky, 1976: 109. Junior synonym of chefketi: Csösz, Radchenko & Schulz, 2007: 18.