The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium nigrum Forel

Tetramorium nigrum Forel

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Tanzania (Tetramorium pauper subsp. nigrum n. subsp., Forel, 1907a: 15, worker) from Arusha-Chini, Mto-ya-kifaru by Katona; worker only known (type location wrongly given as Kenya by Bolton, 1980 & 1995) - no images on Antweb (April 2015)
junior synonym brevis (Weber, 1943c: 370) from South Sudan, Mt Imatong, 5600', 2.viii.1939, N A Weber - no images on Antweb (April 2015)
worker only known .

Forel's (1907a) description is at {original description}. Weber's (1943c) description is at {original description} Bolton's modern description (1980) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 1.9 mm (Bolton, 1980: 316, not illustrated.

{Tetramorium nigrum} The photomontage is of a worker from Kenya collated from

2007, 2008, 2013 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.