Tetramorium rotundatum

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

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • rotundatum. Macromischoides africanus var. rotundatus Santschi, 1924b: 209 (q.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Combination in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1980: 357. Raised to species: Bolton, 1980: 357.

Description

References

The following references are based on the 2007 CD version of the Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • 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 357, Combination in Tetramorium, and raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1924b. Descriptions de nouveaux Formicides africains et notes diverses. II. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 12: 195-224 (page 209, queen described)

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