Tetramorium pulcherrimum

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Tetramorium pulcherrimum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. pulcherrimum
Binomial name
Tetramorium pulcherrimum
(Donisthorpe, 1945)

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Identification

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Central African Republic, Uganda (type locality).


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Biology

Successful foraging worker of T. pulcherrimum. From Kibale, Uganda (Photo by David King)

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Nomenclature

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

  • pulcherrimum. Triglyphothrix pulcherrima Donisthorpe, 1945c: 76 (w.) UGANDA. Combination in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1985: 247. See also: Bolton, 1976: 333.

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