Tetramorium hepburni

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Tetramorium hepburni
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetramorium inezulae)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Tetramorium hepburni
Arnold, 1917

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


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

  • hepburni. Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) hepburni Arnold, 1917: 340 (w.q.m.) ZIMBABWE. Combination in Triglyphothrix: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 910. Junior synonym of inezulae: Bolton, 1976: 328.


  • Arnold, G. 1917. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part III. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 271-402 (page 340, worker, queen, male described)
  • Bolton, B. 1976. The ant tribe Tetramoriini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Constituent genera, review of smaller genera and revision of Triglyphothrix Forel. Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 34: 281-379 (page 328, Junior synonym of inezulae)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 910, Combination in Triglyphothrix)