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  Not listed by Bolton (1980: 317).

It, however, does match the type worker, shown at

2007, 2008, 2013, 2014 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.