Tetramorium luteolum

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Tetramorium luteolum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. luteolum
Binomial name
Tetramorium luteolum
Arnold, 1926

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Specimen Labels


A member of the Tetramorium simillimum species group.

Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Zimbabwe (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • luteolum. Tetramorium incruentatum var. luteolum Arnold, 1926: 272, fig. 27 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Raised to species: Bolton, 1980: 313.



  • Arnold, G. 1926. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Appendix. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 23: 191-295 (page 272, fig. 27 worker described)
  • 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 313, Raised to species)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection