Tetramorium nitidissimum

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Tetramorium nitidissimum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. nitidissimum
Binomial name
Tetramorium nitidissimum
Pisarski, 1967

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China, Turkmenistan.

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.

  • nitidissimum. Tetramorium punicum subsp. nitidissimum Pisarski, 1967: 402 (w.) TRANSCASPIA. [First available use of Tetramorium caespitum subsp. punicum var. nitidissima Emery, 1925c: 190; unavailable name.] Subspecies of punicum: Dlussky & Zabelin, 1985: 232. Raised to species: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 206; Radchenko, 1992b: 54.



  • Dlussky, G. M.; Soyunov, O. S.; Zabelin, S. I. 1990 [1989]. Ants of Turkmenistan. Ashkhabad: Ylym Press, 273 pp. (page 206, Raised to species)
  • Dlussky, G. M.; Zabelin, S. I. 1985. Ant fauna (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of the River Sumbar Basin (south-west Kopetdag). Pp. 208-246 in: Nechaevaya, N. T. (ed.) The vegetation and animal world of western Kopetdag. Ashkhabad: Ylym, 278 pp. (page 232, Subspecies of punicum)
  • Pisarski, B. 1967a. Fourmis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) d'Afghanistan récoltées par M. Dr. K. Lindberg. Ann. Zool. (Warsaw) 24: 375-425 (page 402, worker described)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1992b. Ants of the genus Tetramorium (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of the USSR fauna. Report 2. Zool. Zh. 71(8 8: 50-58 (page 54, Raised to species)