Tetramorium nitidum

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Tetramorium nitidum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Chelaner antarcticus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Chelaner
Species: Tetramorium nitidum
Smith, F., 1876

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


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

  • nitidum. Tetramorium nitidum Smith, F. 1876b: 480 (w.q.m.) NEW ZEALAND. Combination in Monomorium: Mayr, 1886c: 363; in M. (Notomyrmex): Emery, 1922e: 169. Junior synonym of antarcticum: Brown, 1958h: 29.