The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium ericae (Santschi)

Tetramorium ericae (Santschi)

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Zimbabwe (Triglyphothrix pauper n. sp., Santschi, 1917b: 286
junior synonym and (later) replacement name ericae (Tetramorium ericae n. sp., Arnold, 1917: 332, worker; Bolton, 1976: 333, not illustrated) Hillside, Bulawayo, G Arnold .

Santschi's (1917b) description is at {original description}. Arnold's (1917: 332) description of ericae is at {original description}. Arnold (1926: 273) gave a translation of pauper, this is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1976) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 1.8-2.0 mm.

{Tetramorium ericae} The photomontage is of a syntype worker collated from

2007, 2008, 2013 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.