The Ants of Africa
Genus Tapinoma
Tapinoma minimum Mayr

Tapinoma minimum Mayr

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Tanzania (Tapinoma minimum nov. spec., Mayr, 1895: 147, worker) collected at Tanga, by Dr H Brauns
worker only described (see Bolton, 1995) .


Mayr's (1895) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1926: 223) gave a translation, this is at {original description}, with added South Africa findings.


{Tapinoma minimum}The photomontage of a cotype worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0909777


Oxford University Museum specimens

Tapinoma minimum
B Taylor det.

Tanzania
G McGavin
tree 5-55

12.i.1997
Mkomazi
354.75' S
3748.58' E
pkd collection from Acacia nilotica; 37M 0375378 UTM 9571003
1
{album}
Tapinoma minimum
B Taylor det.
Tanzania
G McGavin
tree 5-63
13.i.1997
Mkomazi
354.75' S
3748.58' E
pkd collection from Acacia nilotica; 37M 0375103 UTM 9570896
3

Tapinoma minimum
B Taylor det.
Tanzania
G McGavin
tree 5-28
6.i.1997
Mkomazi
354.75' S
3748.58' E
pkd collection from Acacia zanzibarica; 37M 0374778 UTM 9553640
1

Tapinoma minimum
B Taylor det.
Tanzania
G McGavin
tree 2-31
9.iv.1995
Mkomazi
354.75' S
3748.50' E
pkd collection from Combretum molle
1
{album}

{Tapinoma minimum}The photomontage is of a worker from Tanzania, Mkomazi Game Reserve; collector G McGavin (Tree 2-31). 


Tapinoma minimum workerThe photomontage of a worker from Natal, South Africa (listed by Arnold, 1926a), is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=sam-hym-c004802.

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