The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium akermani Arnold

Tetramorium akermani Arnold

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Tetramorium Akermani n. sp., Arnold, 1926: 268, illustrated, worker) Pietermaritzburg, Natal, C P Akerman
junior synonym myersi (Tetramorium akermani myersi n. var., Arnold, 1958: 123, worker) from South Africa, Sundays River Valley, Cape, x.1955, N J Myers
worker only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

{Tetramorium akermani}Arnold's (1926) description is at {original description}. Arnold's (1958) description of myersi is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1980) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 3.7-4.0 mm (Bolton, 1980: 253, not illustrated).

Type collection from Pietermaritzburg, by C Akerman, 13.vii.1917.

{Tetramorium akermani}The photomontage of a syntype worker is collated from

2007, 2008, 2012 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.