The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium bothae Forel

Tetramorium bothae Forel

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Tetramorium simillimum subsp. Bothae, Forel, 1910e: 425, all forms) Wroughton
junior synonym guillarmodi (Tetramorium guillarmodi, n. sp., Arnold, 1960b: 454, illustrated, worker n. subsp. & queen) from Lesotho, Mamathes, C. Jacot-Guillarmod - no images on Antweb (April 2015)
all forms known .


{Tetramorium bothae guillarmodi}Forel's (1910e) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1917: 331) gave a translation, this is at {original description}. Arnold's (1960b) description of guillarmodi is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1980) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 2.4-2.6 mm (Bolton, 1980: 309, not illustrated).


{Tetramorium bothae guillarmodi} The photomontage is of a paratype worker collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0280852.

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