The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium pialtum Bolton

Tetramorium pialtum Bolton

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Ghana (Bolton, 1980: 350, worker, not illustrated); known only from the sole holotype worker, collected at CRIG (C.A. Collingwood, 11.xi.1968). Found on the bark of a tree .

Bolton's description (1980) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 3.1 mm; pronotum with a median costa and head with seven rugulae between the frontal carinae. Gaster unsculptured. All dorsal surfaces with standing short hairs. Colour brownish-yellow.

{Tetramorium pialtum} The photomontage is of the holotype worker collated from

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