The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium humbloti Forel

Tetramorium humbloti Forel

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Comoro Is. (Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) humbloti nov. sp., Forel, 1891b: 154, illustrated, worker; Emery, 1899f: 285, queen, from Madagascar)
junior synonyms
pembensis (Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) Humbloti Forel var. pembensis n. var., nov., Forel, 1907g: 83, queen & male; Forel, 1913a: 120, worker) from Tanzania, Fundu, W. Pemba - see
victoriensis (Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) Humbloti For. v. victoriensis n. v., nov., Forel, 1913a: 120, worker) from Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls, Arnold - see
all forms known .

Forel's (1891b) description is at {original description}. Emery's (1899f) description of the queen is at {original description}. Forel's (1907g) description of pembensis is at {original description}. Forel's (1913a) descriptions of pembensis and victoriensis are at {original description}. Arnold (1917a: 346) gave a translation of victoriensis, this is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1980) is at {original description}.

{Tetramorium humbloti}WORKER - TL 3.4-4.1 mm (Bolton, 1980: 228, illustrated).

{Tetramorium humbloti type}The photomontage of the type specimen is collated from

2007, 2008, 2012, 2014 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.