The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium psymanum Bolton

Tetramorium psymanum Bolton

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Ghana (Bolton, 1980: 351, not illustrated, holotype worker); a single holotype specimen, collected by D. Leston, at Bunso, 15.vii.1969 .

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

WORKER - TL 3.1 mm; both it and meressei have a dense pelt of elongate fine soft hair, and a high postpetiole with an abrupt vertical posterior face. This species is mid-brown, however, and meressei is yellow.

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

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