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SUBFAMILY MYRMICINAE - Genus Tetramorium - Tetramorium shirlae Sharaf

Tetramorium shirlae Sharaf

return to keyType location Saudi Arabia (Sharaf in Fadl et al, 2007: 243, worker only) - no images on Antweb (March 2019)

Holotype collected at Wadi Abha, Abha City, Saudi Arabia; 1812'59" N 4230'19"E; alt 2361 m; M R Sharaf.

{Tetramorium shirlae}Sharaf's (2007) description is at {original description}

Egypt records - Elqasmia (Belbis), 21.ii.2003, M R Sharaf; Hawamdiya, Giza, 2.xi.2002, M R Sharaf; Abuzabal, Qalyubiya,, M R Sharaf.

Note - the determination is under review as a possible synonym of Tetramorium simillimum or, more likely, Tetramorium caldarium - see the Saudia Arabian worker there.

2006, 2009, 2015, 2019 - Brian Taylor CBiol FRSB FRES
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