The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium solidum Emery

Tetramorium solidum Emery

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Tetramorium solidum n. sp., Emery, 1886: 362, illustrated, worker & queen) Cape of Good Hope, L Peringueyi
worker & queen only described (see Bolton, 1995) .


{Tetramorium solidum}Emery's (1886) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1917: 293) gave a translation, this is at {original description}. Prins (1973: 3) gave a fresh description, this is at {original description}, {original description} Bolton's description (1980) is at {original description}.


{Tetramorium solidum}WORKER - TL 4.1-5.1 mm (Bolton, 1980: 252, not illustrated).


{Tetramorium solidum} The photomontage is of a worker from South Africa; collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0217978. Listed by Bolton (1980: 252).

The type worker can be seen at http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?name=casent0904840

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