The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium laevithorax Emery

Tetramorium laevithorax Emery

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Tetramorium laevithorax n. sp., Emery, 1895h: 39, worker) Pietermaritzburg, Natal, Weitzecker - see below
junior synonym jeanae (Tetramorium jeanae spec. nov., Weber, 1943c: 371, illustrated, worker) from South Sudan, Imatong Mts., 6400', 2.viii.1939, N A Weber - no images on Antweb (April 2015)
worker only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

{Tetramorium laevithorax}Emery's (1895h) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1917: 287) gave an illustrated translation, this is at {original description}.

{Tetramorium laevithorax jeanae}Weber's (1943c) description of jeanae is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1980) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 3.4 mm (Bolton, 1980: 279, not illustrated).

{Tetramorium laevithorax} The photomontage is of the type worker collated from

{Tetramorium laevithorax} The photomontage is of a worker from South Africa collated from

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