The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium browni Bolton

Tetramorium browni Bolton

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Ghana (Bolton, 1980: 337, not illustrated, worker) .

Bolton's description (1980) is at {original description}.

Holotype worker and 6 paratype workers collected at CRIG from a rotten log (B. Bolton, 21.x.1970). Also at Kade (J. Majer), Asamankese (P.M. Room), Wiawso and Adeiso (D. Leston) - all of a single individual (Bolton, 1980).

WORKER - TL 2.6-2.9 mm; separated from similar species by its distinctive colouration, the head and alitrunk being glossy dull yellow and the gaster brown.

{Tetramorium browni} The photomontage is of the holotype worker collated from

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