The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium termitobium Emery

Tetramorium termitobium Emery

return to group key Type location Zare (Tetramorium termitobium n. sp., Emery, 1908b: 186, worker) Sankuru, Luja .

Emery's (1908b) description is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1980) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 2.5-2.8 mm; separated by short pilosity, broad head, irregular sculpture on promesonotum and weaker frontal carinae; colour yellow (Bolton, 1980: 292, not illustrated).

Also known from Gabon (Plateau d' Ipassa, by J.A. Barra) and Zare (Ituri Forest, T. Gregg) in Bolton (1980).

{Tetramorium termitobium} The photomontage is of the type worker collated from

{Tetramorium termitobium} The photomontage is of a worker from Gabon; collated from Listed by Bolton (1980: 292).

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