The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium desertorum (Forel)

Tetramorium desertorum (Forel)

return to group key Type location Namibia (Triglyphothrix desertorum n. sp., Forel, 1910f: 220, queen & male; Bolton, 1976: 323, not illustrated; in Tetramorium by Bolton, 1985) Kgokong, Kalahari, L Schultze .


Forel's (1910f) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1917: 344) gave a translation, this is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1976) is at {original description}.

WORKER - unknown; possibly Tetramorium inezulae (Bolton, 1976: 323)


{Tetramorium desertorum queen} The photomontage is of a syntype queen collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0901138.

See also http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0909085


{Tetramorium desertorum male} The photomontage is of a type male collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=focol20541138.

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