Tetramorium postpetiolatum

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Tetramorium postpetiolatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. postpetiolatum
Binomial name
Tetramorium postpetiolatum
Santschi, 1919

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Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality), Uganda.

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

  • postpetiolatum. Tetramorium coloreum var. postpetiolata Santschi, 1919h: 88 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Raised to species: Brown, 1957b: 75. See also: Bolton, 1980: 301.



  • 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 301, see also)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1957b [1956]. The relationship of two African Tetramorium species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Psyche (Camb.) 63: 75 (page 75, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1919h. Nouvelles fourmis du Congo Belge du Musée du Congo Belge, à Tervueren. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 7: 79-91 (page 88, worker described)