Tetramorium pullulum

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Tetramorium pullulum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. pullulum
Binomial name
Tetramorium pullulum
Santschi, 1924

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

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

  • pullulum. Tetramorium guineense st. pullulum Santschi, 1924b: 211, fig. 9 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Raised to species and senior synonym of fernandensis, uelensis: Bolton, 1980: 273.
  • uelensis. Xiphomyrmex uelensis Santschi, 1935a: 267 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of uelense Santschi, 1923e: 285, above.] Junior synonym of pullulum: Bolton, 1980: 273.
  • fernandensis. Tetramorium fernandensis Menozzi, 1942: 174, fig. 2 EQUATORIAL GUINEA (Bioko I.). [Also given as new in Eidmann, 1944: 454.] Junior synonym of pullulum: Bolton, 1980: 273.



  • 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 273, Raised to species, and senior synonym of fernandensis and uelensis)
  • Santschi, F. 1924b. Descriptions de nouveaux Formicides africains et notes diverses. II. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 12: 195-224 (page 211, fig. 9 worker described)