The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium geminatum Bolton

Tetramorium geminatum Bolton

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Gabon (Bolton, 1980: 298, not illustrated, worker); from Plateau d'Ipassa, collected by J. Barra, with others from same locality (3.ix.1970) .


Bolton's description (1980) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 3.4 mm; close to Tetramorium ataxium but with longer pilosity and reduced ground-sculpture. Colour reddish brown, dark and glossy .

Now known from Cameroun, collected by the Campo Forest study (Bolton, Dejean & Ngnegueu, 1992), three instances from an abandoned termitarium of Cubitermes banksi.


{Tetramorium geminatum}The photomontage of a paratype worker in the BMNH is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0901196


Oxford University Museum specimens

Tetramorium geminatum
B Taylor det.
Gabon
Y Braet
Gabon 155
17-22.v.2006
Pongara
0034' N
0919' E
Leaf litter, winkler funnel

1
{album}
Tetramorium geminatum
B Taylor det.
Gabon
Y Braet
Gabon 158
17-22.v.2006
Pongara
0034' N
0919' E
Leaf litter, winkler funnel
2
{album}
Tetramorium geminatum
B Taylor det.
Queen
Gabon
Y Braet
Gabon 190
17-22.v.2006
Pongara
0034' N
0919' E
Leaf litter, winkler funnel
1
{album}
Tetramorium geminatum
B Taylor det.
Gabon
Y Braet
Gabon 199
17-22.v.2006
Pongara
0034' N
0919' E
Leaf litter, winkler funnel
2
{album}

{Tetramorium geminatum}The photomontage is of a worker from Gabon, Pongara National Park; collector Yves Braet (Gabon 155).


{Tetramorium geminatum}The photomontage is of a worker from Gabon, Pongara National Park; collector Yves Braet (Gabon 158).


{Tetramorium geminatum queen}The photomontage is of a queen from Gabon, Pongara NP; collector Yves Braet.

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