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Species: Tetramorium africanum   (Mayr, 1866) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Macromischa africana Mayr, 1866a PDF: 507 (w.) GHANA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1895 PDF: 131 (q.).
Combination in Tetramorium: Emery, 1896d PDF: 103; Emery, 1924f PDF: 280.
Combination in Macromischoides: Wheeler, 1922: 188 (in text), 890.
Combination in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1976 PDF: 363 (in text); Bolton, 1980 PDF: 355.
Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 120; Mayr, 1895 PDF: 131; Emery, 1896d PDF: 103; Santschi, 1910c PDF: 385; Forel, 1911h PDF: 279; Santschi, 1914d PDF: 366; Forel, 1916 PDF: 421; Wheeler, 1922: 890; Santschi, 1924b PDF: 210 (in key); Emery, 1924f PDF: 280; Brown, 1964a PDF: 12; Bolton, 1980 PDF: 355 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 403.
Senior synonym of Tetramorium lamottei: Bolton, 1980 PDF: 355; Bolton, 1995b: 404.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in prairie.

Elevations: collected at 1050 m

Collect Date Range: collected on 1970-11-20

Type specimens: syntype of Macromischa africana: casent0919644; syntype of Rhoptromyrmex tessmanni: casent0909203; syntype of Tetramorium lamottei: casent0915424

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