The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium emeryi Mayr

Tetramorium emeryi Mayr

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Tetramorium (s. str.) Emeryi nov. spec.,Mayr, 1901b: 23, all forms) Port Elisabeth - see below
junior synonym cristulatum (Tetramorium Emeryi Mayr r. cristulatum n. stirps, Forel, 1913j: 218, worker & male; Arnold, 1917: 302, queen) from South Africa, Willowmore, Cape, Dr H Brauns
all forms described .


{Tetramorium emeryi}Mayr's (1901b) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1917: 300) gave a translation, this is at {original description}. Forel's (1913j) description of cristulatum is at {original description}. Arnold (1917: 302) gave a translation, plus a description of the queen, this is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1980) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 4.5-5.0 mm (Bolton, 1980; 269, illustrated).


{Tetramorium emeryi}The photomontage of the type worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0919648.


{Tetramorium emeryi}The photomontage is of a worker from South Africa collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0280907.

A cotype worker can be seen at http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0909130

The cristulatum type worker can be seen at http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0909131

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