Tetraponera natalensis cuitensis

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Tetraponera natalensis cuitensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Tetraponera
Species: T. natalensis
Subspecies: T. natalensis cuitensis
Trinomial name
Tetraponera natalensis cuitensis
(Forel, 1911)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Angola (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • cuitensis. Sima natalensis subsp. cuitensis Forel, 1911d: 368 (w.) ANGOLA. Combination in Tetraponera: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 799.



  • Forel, A. 1911f. Fourmis nouvelles ou intéressantes. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 47: 331-400 (page 368, worker described)
  • 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 799, Combination in Tetraponera)