The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium bulawayense Forel

Tetramorium bulawayense Forel

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Zimbabwe (Tetramorium Bequaerti For. stirps bulawayensis n. st., Forel, 1913a: 119, worker; Arnold, 1917: 282, queen) Bulawayo. G Arnold
junior synonym bruni (Tetramorium Bequaerti For. stirps Bruni n. st., Santschi, 1917b: 285, worker) from Zimbabwe, Hillside, 26.vii.1913, G Arnold - no images on Antweb (April 2015)
unavailable name mashona (Tetramorium bequaerti For. race bruni Santschi, var. mashona n. var., Arnold, 1926: 254, worker) from Zimbabwe, Umtali, G Arnold - no images on Antweb (April 2015)
worker and queen only described (see Bolton, 1995) .


{Tetramorium bulawayense}Forel's (1913a) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1917: 281) gave a translation, with a description of the queen, this is at {original description}. Santschi's (1917b) description of bruni is at {original description}. Arnold's (1926) description of mashona is at {original description}. Bolton's description (1980) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 3.0-3.5 mm; (Bolton, 1980: 326, illustrated lateral head).


{Tetramorium bulawayense} The photomontage is of the holotype worker collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0901250.

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