The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium pauper Forel

Tetramorium pauper Forel

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Tanzania (Tetramorium pauper n. sp., Forel, 1907a: 14, worker) collected at Arusha-Chini, Mto-ya-kifaru, Katona; worker only known (type location wrongly given as Kenya by Bolton, 1980 & 1995) .


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

WORKER - TL 2.0-2.2 mm (Bolton, 1980: 317, not illustrated.


{Tetramorium pauper} The photomontage is of a worker from Kenya; collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0280916.  Not listed by Bolton (1980: 317).

It, however, does match the type worker, shown at http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0909143

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