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Species: Tetramorium (simillimum) caldarium   (Roger, 1857) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Tetrogmus caldarius Roger, 1857 PDF: 12 (w.q.) POLAND. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Meinert, 1861: 331 (m.).
Combination in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1979 PDF: 169.
Junior synonym of Tetramorium simillimum: Roger, 1862c PDF: 297.
Revived from synonymy: Bolton, 1979 PDF: 169.
Senior synonym of Tetramorium hemisi, Tetramorium minutum: Bolton, 1979 PDF: 169; of Tetramorium transformans: Bolton, 1980 PDF: 310.


Reference for Kenya if not type: Bolton 1980


Colectada en la zona árida de la isla Floreana.


Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Tetramorium caldarium   Espadaler, X., 2007, The ants of El Hierro (Canary Islands)., Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E. O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions., Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, 80, pp. 113-127: 121, (download) 121 21278
Tetramorium caldarium stat. rev.  Bolton, B., 1979, The ant tribe Tetramoriini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). The genus Tetramorium Mayr in the Malagasy region and in the New World., Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 38, pp. 129-181: 169-170, (download) 169-170 6435

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 2 times found in Rocky brush along wash, 1 times found in wadi, dry sandy riverbed, 3 times found in urban garden, 4 times found in urban/garden, 1 times found in port of entry/city, 1 times found in synanthropic, 1 times found in littoral rainforest, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in canyon, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times hand collection, bait, recruiting to, 2 times Pitfall trap, 1 times ER28 Malaise trap, 1 times search, 2 times Hand Collected, 1 times lite trap, 1 times at light, 1 times F1, 110 m, pitfall trap, 1 times stomach hemisus marmoratum, 1 times transect 19, 140m, pitfall trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1650 meters, 473 meters average

Type specimens:

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