Tetramorium taueret

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Tetramorium taueret
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: T. taueret
Binomial name
Tetramorium taueret
Bolton, 1995

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Specimen Labels




Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 40.111689° to 27.183333°.

Tropical South

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Egypt (type locality), Israel.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.




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

  • debilis. Tetramorium caespitum var. debilis Emery, 1924d: 276 (w.q.m.) EGYPT. [First available use of Tetramorium caespitum subsp. caespitum var. debilis Emery, 1909d: 701; unavailable name.] [Junior primary homonym of debile Forel, above.] Replacement name: taueret Bolton, 1995b: 415. Subspecies of biskrense: Emery, 1925c: 182; Finzi, 1936: 181. Raised to species: Bernard, 1967: 235.
  • taueret. Tetramorium taueret Bolton, 1995b: 415. Replacement name for debilis Emery, 1924d: 276. [Junior primary homonym of debile Forel, 1894b: 80.]



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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  • Antarea (at www.antarea.fr on June 11th 2017)
  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Karaman M. G. 2011. A catalogue of the ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of Montenegro. Podgorica: Catalogues 3, Volume 2, Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts, 140 pp.
  • Krausse, A. H. "Ueber sardische Ameisen." Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin A 78(7) (1912): 162-166.
  • Petrov I. Z., and C. A. Collingwood. 1992. Survey of the myrmecofauna (Formicidae, Hymenoptera) of Yugoslavia. Archives of Biological Sciences (Belgrade) 44: 79-91.
  • Vonshak M., and A. Ionescu-Hirsch. 2009. A checklist of the ants of Israel (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Israel Journal of Entomology 39: 33-55.