The Ants of Africa
Genus Tetramorium
Tetramorium trimeni (Emery)

Tetramorium trimeni (Emery)

return to group key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Triglyphothrix Trimeni n. sp., Emery, 1895h: 40, worker & queen; see Bolton, 1995, including name re-spelling) Kimberley
worker and queen only described .

Emery's (1895h) description is at {original description} Arnold (1917: 337) gave a translation, this is at {original description} Bolton's modern description (1976) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 2.2-2.3 mm; (Bolton, 1976: 338, not illustrated).

{Tetramorium trimeni} The photomontage is of the type worker collated from

{Tetramorium trimeni} The photomontage is of a worker from Tanzania; collated from
This appears to match the worker description by Bolton (1976: 338) and the location is close to that he refers to (Katona) but of which he gave no collection information.

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