The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium rufescens Stitz

Tetramorium rufescens Stitz

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Namibia (Tetramorium solidum Em. r. rufescens n. stirps, Stitz, 1923: 1632, worker) Swakopmund, 12-19.iv.1911, W Michelsen
worker & queen only known (see Bolton, 1995) .

{Tetramorium rufescens}Stitz's (1923) description is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1980) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 4.0-5.1 mm (Bolton, 1980: 249, illustrated).

{Tetramorium rufescens} The photomontage is of a worker from Kenya; collated from Listed by Bolton (1980: 249).

2007, 2008, 2013 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
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