The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium flaviceps Arnold

Tetramorium flaviceps Arnold

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Zimbabwe (Tetramorium squaminode r do var flaviceps n. v., Arnold, 1917: 316, worker; as Tetramorium do var flaviceps n. v., Arnold, 1960a: 82) Matope Hills, G Arnold - see below
junior synonym mus (Tetramorium do var mus n. v., Arnold, 1917: 316, worker; Arnold, 1960a: 82) from South Zimbabwe, Hillside, Bulawayo, G Arnold - see
new status and synonymy by Bolton (1980: 255); worker only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Arnold's (1917) description of flaviceps and mus is at {original description}. See also Arnold's (1960a) revision of do at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1980) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 2.4-3.2 mm (Bolton, 1980: 255, not illustrated).

Type collection from Matopo Hills, World's View, 23.v.1915, by G Arnold; mus at Bulawayo, Hillside, 23.1.1916, G. Arnold.

{Tetramorium flaviceps} The photomontage is of a syntype worker collated from

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