The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium frigidum Arnold

Tetramorium frigidum Arnold

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Tetramorium akermani var. frigidum n. v., Arnold, 1926: 266, worker) Matroosberg, Hex River Mts., 5-7000", R W E Tucker - see http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0901124
junior synonym drakensbergensis (Tetramorium akermani var. Drakensbergensis n. v., Arnold, 1926: 267, worker & queen) from South Africa, Mountains of Natal, 5300', Haviland - see below
worker and queen only described (see Bolton, 1995) .


Arnold's (1926) descriptions are at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1980) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 2.7-4.0 mm (Bolton, 1980: 256, not illustrated).


{Tetramorium frigidum} The photomontage is of a syntype worker of drakensbergensis collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0901125.

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