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SUBFAMILY MYRMICINAE - Genus Tetramorium - Tetramorium schmidti (Forel)

Tetramorium schmidti (Forel)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Israel (Tetramorium caespitum var schmidti, Forel, 1904c: 15, worker; Karavaiev, 1912a: 14, queen [unavailable]; raised to species Aktaç, 1977: 123 - simple use of name and note on Turkish specimens) Jerusalem.

Forel's (1904c) description is at {original description}.

Egypt records - Wheeler & Mann (1916) from Wadi Feran, Sinai.

{Tetramorium schmidti }The photomontage of a cotype worker is collated from

Oxford University Museum specimens

Tetramorium schmidti
B Taylor det.
M James

28°33' N
33°56' E
St Katherine protectorate around the town of St Katherine, in mountains above 1500m
3 specimens on each card


{Tetramorium schmidti}The photomontage is of workers from the Sinai Desert, Egypt, St Katherine Protectorate; collector Mike James.

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