Tetramorium galoasanum Santschi, 1910

Mbanyana, Nokuthula, Garcia, Francisco Hita, Robertson, Hamish Gibson & Roux, Johannes Jacobus Le, 2018, A taxonomic revision of seed harvester ants of the Tetramorium solidum group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in southern Africa, European Journal of Taxonomy 454, pp. 1-59 : 23

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2018.454

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:07F6B28D-ECA4-4F14-8132-0A58DE156057

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3818708

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/039887DC-FF86-A462-2B0E-A500FE11A18E

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Valdenar

scientific name

Tetramorium galoasanum Santschi, 1910
status

 

Tetramorium galoasanum Santschi, 1910

Figs 2E View Fig , 11 View Fig

Tetramorium setuliferum var. galaosana Santschi, 1910: 381 .

Diagnosis

T. galoasanum , T. clunum and T. setuliferum are the only species in the Tetramorium solidum group with appressed silvery hairs covering the entire body ( Fig. 2E View Fig ). The appressed silvery hairs are denser in T. galoasanum than in the other two species.

Material examined

Syntypes

REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Brazzaville, MʼBounion , Mindouga , Comba-Ibre , Aug. 1908, Weiss leg. ( NHMB: CASENT0915015 ; RMCA: RMCAENT000017787 ; MCZC (not examined); BMNH: CASENT0901178 ).

Distribution

Only known from Congo.

NHMB

Switzerland, Basel, Naturhistorisches Museum

RMCA

Belgium, Tervuren, Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale

MCZC

USA, Massachusetts, Cambridge, Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology

BMNH

United Kingdom, London, The Natural History Museum [formerly British Museum (Natural History)]

NHMB

Natural History Museum Bucharest

RMCA

Royal Museum for Central Africa

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Tetramorium

Loc

Tetramorium galoasanum Santschi, 1910

Mbanyana, Nokuthula, Garcia, Francisco Hita, Robertson, Hamish Gibson & Roux, Johannes Jacobus Le 2018
2018
Loc

Tetramorium setuliferum var. galaosana

Santschi F. 1910: 381
1910