Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print:      Citation: AntWeb. Version 8.91.2. California Academy of Science, online at Accessed .

· For web:

Species: Tetramorium emeryi   Mayr, 1901 

Download Data

Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Tetramorium (Tetramorium) emeryi Mayr, 1901b PDF: 23 (w.q.m.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers, syntype queen(s), syntype males (numbers not stated). Primary type locality: South Africa: Port Elizabeth (H. Brauns). Primary type depository: NHMW. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Arnold, 1917 PDF: 300; Wheeler, 1922: 895; Emery, 1924f PDF: 280; Bolton, 1980 PDF: 269 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 407.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in Valley Bushland (goat trashed), 2 times found in Valley Bushveld, 1 times found in Forest - Indigenous, 1 times found in garden, 1 times found in goat trashed, 1 times found in Loam, plateau (in garden).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times Yellow Pan Trap, 1 times Dead wood, 1 times Pitfall Trap.

Elevations: collected from 274 - 1200 meters, 724 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1913-01-01 00:00:00.0 and 2003-01-30 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Tetramorium emeryi: casent0909130, casent0919648; syntype of Tetramorium emeryi cristulatum: casent0909131

See something amiss? Send us an email.
Log In to see maps.