The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium semireticulatum Arnold

Tetramorium semireticulatum Arnold

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Zimbabwe (Tetramorium semireticulatum n. sp., Arnold, 1917: 319, worker & male; Arnold, 1926: 265, queen) Hillside, Bulawayo
junior synonym politum (Tetramorium semireticulatum politum n. var., Arnold, 1948: 225, worker) Matopos .


Arnold's (1917) description is at {original description}. Arnold's (1926) description of the queen is at {original description}. Arnold's (1948) description of politum is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1980) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 2.3-2.9 mm (Bolton, 1980: 359, not illustrated).

Arnold (1917) recorded it as found in nests of Platythyrea lamellosa.


{Tetramorium semireticulatum} The photomontage is of a syntype worker; collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0901229.

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