The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium dysderke Bolton

Tetramorium dysderke Bolton

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Nigeria (Bolton, 1980: 287, not illustrated, holotype worker); described from the sole holotype worker, which Bolton collected from a rotten stump at CRIN, 24.vii.1969 .

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

WORKER - TL 2.4 mm; minute eyes and very short frontal carinae on the head. Head and alitrunk with distinct irregular rugulae, finely punctulate between. Colour uniform yellow.

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

2007, 2008, 2013 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.