Tetramorium menkaura

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Tetramorium menkaura
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. menkaura
Binomial name
Tetramorium menkaura
(Bolton, 1976)

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ghana (type locality).


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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • menkaura. Triglyphothrix menkaura Bolton, 1976: 328, figs. 41, 46, 47, 55 (w.q.) GHANA. Combination in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1985: 247.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1976. The ant tribe Tetramoriini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Constituent genera, review of smaller genera and revision of Triglyphothrix Forel. Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 34: 281-379 (page 328, figs. 41, 46, 47, 55 worker, queen described)
  • Bolton, B. 1985. The ant genus Triglyphothrix Forel a synonym of Tetramorium Mayr. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Nat. Hist. 19: 243-248 (page 247, Combination in Tetramorium)