The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium diomandei Bolton

Tetramorium diomandei Bolton

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Ivory Coast (Bolton, 1980: 286, illustrated); described from a single collection, holotype worker and 42 paratype workers, from the Tai Forest, collector T. Diomande, 23.viii.1975 .

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

WORKER - TL 3.1-3.5 mm; characterized by the very distinctive sculpturation and bizarre hairs on the gaster. Colour uniform brown, appendages lighter.

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

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