The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium talpa (Bolton)

Tetramorium talpa (Bolton)

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Zare (Triglyphothrix talpa, Bolton, 1976: 336, not illustrated, worker) 12 miles E. of Kikwit, 6.viii.1957, E.S. Ross & R.E. Leech .


Bolton's description (1976) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 3.7 mm; almost all hairs on first gastral tergite simple; colour pale yellow-brown. .


{Tetramorium talpa} The photomontage of the holotype is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=castype12544
Zare (Belgian Congo): 12 mi E of Kikwit;
Collection Information: Collection codes: CASTYPE12544 Date: 6 August 1957
Collected by: E.S.Ross & R.E.Leech

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