This species, described from Saudi Arabia not far from the Yemen border, seems to replace the widely distributed Tetramorium simillimum in that area (Collingwood and Agosti 1996).
- 1 Identification
- 2 Distribution
- 3 Biology
- 4 Castes
- 5 Nomenclature
- 6 References
Keys including this Species
Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists
Afrotropical Region: Saudi Arabia (type locality).
Distribution based on AntMaps
Distribution based on AntWeb specimens
Check data from AntWeb
Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.
Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.
Images from AntWeb
|Paratype of Tetramorium jizani. Worker. Specimen code casent0906332. Photographer Estella Ortega, uploaded by California Academy of Sciences.||Owned by NML, Liverpool, UK.|
|Paratype of Tetramorium jizani. Worker. Specimen code casent0906330. Photographer Estella Ortega, uploaded by California Academy of Sciences.||Owned by NML, Liverpool, UK.|
Images from AntWeb
|Queen (alate/dealate). Specimen code casent0906331. Photographer Estella Ortega, uploaded by California Academy of Sciences.||Owned by NML, Liverpool, UK.|
The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.
- jizani. Tetramorium jizani Collingwood, 1985: 264, fig. 48 (w.q.) SAUDI ARABIA.
- Borowiec, L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
- Collingwood, C. A. 1985. Hymenoptera: Fam. Formicidae of Saudi Arabia. Fauna Saudi Arab. 7: 230-302 (page 264, fig. 48 worker, queen described)
- Collingwood, C. A. and D. Agosti. 1996. Formicidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of Saudi Arabia (part 2). Fauna Saudi Arabia. 15:300-385.