The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium luteipes Santschi

Tetramorium luteipes Santschi

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Congo (Tetramorium Grassii Em. stirps luteipes, nov., Santschi, 1910c: 383, illustrated, all forms; raised to species by Santschi, 1914e: 24). Collected at Brazzaville, by A. Weiss. Known only from the holotype and 2 paratype workers from the one location .


{Tetramorium luteipes}Santschi's (1910c) description is at {original description}. Santschi's (1914e) further note is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1980) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 2.8-3.1 mm; anterior clypeal margin with a small notch; petiole node angular anteriorly and dorsally with a narrow rim along front and sides; postpetiole unsculptured; colour light yellowish brown; in the camerunense-complex (Bolton, 1980: 341, not illustrated).


{Tetramorium luteipes}The photomontage of a syntype worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0903656


{Tetramorium luteipes queen}The photomontage of a syntype queen is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0917053


{Tetramorium luteipes male}The photomontage of a syntype male is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0917054

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