The Ants of Africa
Genus Terataner
Terataner bottegoi (Emery)

Terataner bottegoi (Emery)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Somalia (Atopomyrmex Bottegoi, n. sp., Emery, 1896i: 341, illustrated, worker; in Terataner, Emery, 1912: 103) Lugh
worker only described (Bolton, 1981b, see Bolton, 1995) .

{Terataner bottegoi}Emery's (1896i) description is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1981b) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 4.8-6.0 mm

Other records listed by Bolton (1981b) were from Kenya and Tanzania.

{Terataner bottegoi}The photomontage of the type worker is collated from

{Terataner bottegoi}The photomontage is collated from
Collection Information: Specimen Code CASENT0102227; Locality Tanzania: [Mbudya I. 18km NNW Dar Es Salaam]; 0639'00"S 03915'00"E <5 m; Collection codes: PSW11256; Date: 26 Dec 1990; Collected by: P.S.Ward Method: on low vegn.; Habitat: littoral vegn.

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