The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium capense Mayr

Tetramorium capense Mayr

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Tetramorium capense nov. sp., Mayr, 1865: 89, worker; Emery, 1895h: 36, queen & male) Cape of Good Hope - see below
junior synonyms
braunsi (Tetramorium Braunsi n. sp., Forel, 1913a: 119, worker) South Africa, Willowmore, Cape, Dr H Brauns - see
popovici (Tetramorium Popovici n. sp., Forel, 1914d: 230, worker; Arnold, 1917: 312, queen) South Africa, Table Mountain, 1500', G Arnold - see
Synonymies by Bolton (1980: 359) .

{Tetramorium capense}Mayr's (1865) description is at {original description}. Emery's (1895h) description of the male & queen is at {original description}. Forel's (1913a) description of braunsi is at {original description}. Arnold (1917: 310) gave a translation, this is at {original description}. Forel's (1914d) description of popovici is at {original description}. Arnold's (1917) description of popovici is at {original description}. Prins (1973: 8) gave a fresh illustrated description, this is at {original description}.

{Tetramorium capense}Bolton's modern description (1980) is at {original description}. WORKER - TL 3.8-4.3 mm (Bolton, 1980: 359, illustrated).

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

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