The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium shilohense Forel

Tetramorium shilohense Forel

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Zimbabwe (Tetramorium simillimum Sm. v. shilohensis n. v., Forel, 1913j: 218, worker; raised to species by Bernard, 1952: 248) Bambesi & Shiloh, G. Arnold, 12.i.1913 .

Forel's (1913j) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1917: 329) gave an expanded translation, this is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1980) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 2.4-2.8 mm (Bolton, 1980: 290, not illustrated).

Other locations listed by Bolton (1980) are in Malawi and Zambia.

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

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