The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium gegaimi Forel

Tetramorium gegaimi Forel

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Zare (Tetramorium camerunense Mayr v. Gegaimi n.v., Forel, 1916: 412, worker & queen) collected at St. Gabriel, by H Kohl .

{Tetramorium gegaimi}Forel's (1916) description is at {original description}. Found in an abandoned termite nest. Bolton's modern description (1980) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 2.4-2.6 mm; distinct transverse ridge on petiole node; all dorsal surfaces with numerous blunt hairs, scapes and outer hind and mid-tibiae only with pubescence, colour head and alitrunk light brownish yellow, gaster darker (Bolton, 1980: 338, illustrated. alitrunk profile and face).

{Tetramorium gegaimi?} The photomontage of the type is collated from

2007, 2008, 2013, 2014 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.