The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium jordani Santschi

Tetramorium jordani Santschi

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Namibia (Tetramorium jordani n. sp., Santschi, 1937a: 62, worker) W of Malahohe, 1500 m, 12.xii.1933, K Jordan - see below
junior synonym aspinatum (Tetramorium aspinatum n. sp., Prins, 1973: 12, illustrated, worker & queen) South Africa, Port Nolloth, 20.iv.1963, J J Cillie - no images on Antweb (April 2015)
synonymy by Bolton (1980: 248); worker & queen only known (see Bolton, 1995) .


{Tetramorium jordani}Santschi's (1937a) description is at {original description}. Prins's (1973) description of aspinatum is at {original description} and {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1980) is at {original description}.


{Tetramorium jordani}WORKER - TL 5.3-5.8 mm (Bolton, 1980: 248, illustrated).


{Tetramorium jordani} The photomontage is of a syntype worker collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0901180.

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