The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium grandinode Santschi

Tetramorium grandinode Santschi

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Tetramorium grandinode n. sp., Santschi, 1913c: 308, worker) Cape of Good Hope - see below
junior synonym hopensis (Tetramorium grandinode Santschi v. hopensis n. var., Forel, 1914d: 223, worker & queen) Hope Town, Orange River - see below
worker & queen only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

{Tetramorium grandinode hopensis}Santschi's (1913c) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1917: 312) gave a translation, this is at {original description}. Forel's (1914d) description of hopensis is at {original description}. Arnold (1917: 313) gave an illustrated translation of hopensis, this is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1980) is at {original description}.

{Tetramorium grandinodet}WORKER - TL 5.0-5.3 mm (Bolton, 1980: 247, illustrated).

{Tetramorium grandinode} The photomontage of the type worker is collated from
Images of hopensis can be seen at

{Tetramorium grandinode} The photomontage is of a worker from Namibia, collated from

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