The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium edouardi Forel

Tetramorium edouardi Forel

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Ethiopia (Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) Edouardi n. spec., Forel, 1894b: 82, worker; Santschi, 1919a: 344, queen) from Südabessinien, Ilg.; worker and queen described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Hita Garcia et al (2010c: 22) consider Tetramorium tersum to be a junior synonym, together with the previous synonyms of that species.

{Tetramorium edouardi}Forel's (1894b) description is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1980) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 3.5-4.2 mm; 11-segmented antennae. All dorsal surfaces with numerous erect to suberect simple hairs, none on appendages. Colour uniform mid-brown, gaster darker, appendages yellowish brown (Bolton, 1980: 225, illustrated, alitrunk and pedicel).

Bolton (1980) listed findings from Ghana, at Legon (G. Benson); Ivory Coast, at Lamto (J. Lévieux); and Cameroun, at Kumba (H. Oldroyd). A savannah and grassland species.

{Tetramorium edouardi}The photomontage is collated from

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