Tetramorium zambezium

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Tetramorium zambezium
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. zambezium
Binomial name
Tetramorium zambezium
Santschi, 1939

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Afrotropical Region: Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe (type locality).

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

  • zambezium. Tetramorium zambezium Santschi, 1939b: 244 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Junior synonym of delagoense: Bolton, 1980: 311. Revived from synonymy: Bolton, 1995b: 416.



  • 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 311, Junior synonym of delagoense)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 416, Revived from synonymy)
  • Santschi, F. 1939b. Fourmis de Rhodesia et du Congo. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 79: 237-246 (page 244, worker described)