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Species: Tetramorium carinatum   (Smith, 1859) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Myrmica carinata Smith, 1859a PDF: 148 (w.) INDONESIA (Aru I.). Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Tetramorium aruensis, Tetramorium costatus, Tetramorium deficiens, Tetramorium flavescens: Bolton, 1977 PDF: 86.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 11 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest, primary growth, 1 times found in lowland rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nesting in dead branch, 3 times ex small fragment rtn. wood, 2 times ex small fragment trn. wood, 2 times ex rotting wood piece, 1 times in Hydnophylum ant plant, 1 times ground strays.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1000 meters, 157 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1913-03-09 and 2003-03-06

Type specimens: Lectotype of Tetramorium carinatum: casent0901375; syntype of Xiphomyrmex aruensis: casent0916754, casent0917085; syntype of Xiphomyrmex costatus: casent0904800; syntype of Xiphomyrmex costatus flavescens: casent0904801

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