The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium glabratum Stitz

Tetramorium glabratum Stitz

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Namibia (Tetramorium solidum Em. r. glabratum, n. stirps, Stitz, 1923: 162, worker) Karibib, 25-26.iv.1911 - no images on Antweb (February 2015)
junior synonym rutilum (Tetramorium rutilum n. sp., Prins, 1973: 14, illustrated, worker & queen) Vanrhynsdorp, CP, 19.iv.1963, J J Cillie - no images on Antweb (February 2015)
unavailable name aciculatum (Tetramorium solidum Em. r. glabratum Stz. var. aciculatum n. var., Stitz, 1923: 162, worker) Luderitzbucht - no images on Antweb (February 2015)
Worker & queen only known (see Bolton, 1995) .


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{Tetramorium glabratum}WORKER - TL 5.0-5.7 mm (Bolton, 1980: 246, illustrated).

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