The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium minisculum (Santschi)

Tetramorium minisculum (Santschi)

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Cameroun (Xiphomyrmex minisculus n. sp., Santschi, 1914d: 369, illustrated, worker) from Victoria, collected by F. Silvestri, 1913)
junior synonym amen (Xiphomyrmex minisculus Santschi amen subsp. nov., Weber, 1943c: 376, worker) from South Sudan, Imatong Mts, 4,viii.1939, N A Weber
(see Bolton, 1995) .

{Tetramorium minisculum}Santschi's (1914d) description is at {original description}. Weber's (1943c) description of amen is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1980: 240, not illustrated) is at {original description}.

WORKER - (Bolton, 1980).

Bolton listed newer findings from Ivory Coast, at Palmeraie de Lame (T. Diomande); and Ghana, at Legon (G. Benson) (Bolton, 1980).

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

{Tetramorium minisculum}The photomontage of a worker from Cameroun is collated from

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