The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium metatactum Bolton

Tetramorium metatactum Bolton

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Kenya (Bolton, 1980: 280, illustrated, worker) .

{Tetramorium metatactum}Bolton's description (1980) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 3.6-4.1 mm (Bolton, 1980).

Specimens found on arrival at New York, USA, on orchids from Kenya.

{Tetramorium metatactum}The photomontage of a worker from Kenya is collected from

The type worker can be seen at
2007, 2008, 2012, 2014 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.