The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium phasias Forel

Tetramorium phasias Forel

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Tetramorium guineense F. v. Phasias n. v., Forel, 1914d: 226, worker) Durban, Natal, C B Coope
junior synonym hertigi (Tetramorium guineense stirps hertigi n. st., Santschi, 1937d: 236, worker; synonymy by Bolton, 1980: 271) from Angola, Ebanga -
worker only described .

Forel's (1914d) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1917: 307) gave a translation, this is at {original description}. Santschi's (1937d) description of hertigi is at {original description} Bolton's modern description (1980) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 2.9-3.6 mm (Bolton, 1980; 271, not illustrated).

{Tetramorium phasias} The photomontage is of a syntype worker collated from

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