Tetramorium electrum

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Tetramorium electrum


Taxonavigation: Formicoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Hymenopterida
Ordo: Hymenoptera
Subordo: Apocrita
Superfamilia: Formicoidea

Familia: Formicidae
Subfamilia: Myrmicinae
Tribus: Tetramoriini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Tetramorium electrum


Tetramorium electrum Bolton, 1979: 144, fig. 20

Holotype: MCZ CASENT0280589, worker.
Type locality: MADAGASCAR, Rte d'Anosibe, km 33, forest humus and litter, AB 44, 4.–12.IV.1975.
Paratypes: 11 workers with same data as holotype, and one worker from vic. Andasibe (= Perinet) 950–980 m, 2.–6.II.1977 (W.L. & D.E. Brown) (BMNH: CASENT0102350; MCZ: CASENT0280850; MCZ_paratype_32378).


  • 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, 129–181.

  • Hita Garcia, F.; Fisher, B.L. 2012: The ant genus Tetramorium Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Malagasy region—taxonomic revision of the T. kelleri and T. tortuosum species groups. Zootaxa 3592: 1–85. Preview PDF Reference page