The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium convexum Bolton

Tetramorium convexum Bolton

return to group key Type location Ghana (Bolton, 1980: 322, not illustrated, worker); holotype worker and 2 paratype workers at Aburi (P.M. Room, 11.v.1969) .


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

WORKER - TL 1.9-2.0 mm; Bolton described it as a minute but easily-defined leaf-litter inhabiting species, with no close relatives. Characterised by the convex and unarmed propodeum. All dorsal surfaces with numerous fine soft hairs. Colour of head dark brown, all else dull yellow (Bolton, 1980).


{Tetramorium convexum} The photomontage is of the holotype worker; collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0901211.

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