Tetramorium noeli

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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 noeli


Tetramorium noeli Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012: 61, figs. 35, 40, 41, 117, 118, 119, 142

Holotype: CASC CASENT0043554, worker.
Paratypes: Nine workers with same data as holotype (BMNH: CASENT0043563; CASC: CASENT0043546; CASENT0043547; CASENT0043549; CASENT0043550; CASENT0043559; CASENT0043571; CASENT0043577; CASENT0043688); and one worker with same data as holotype but collected ex rotten log the 20.XI.2004 and collection code BLF10901 (MCZ: CASENT0053894).
Type locality: MADAGASCAR, Antsiranana, Forêt de Binara, 9.1 km 233° SW Daraina, 13.26333 S, 49.60333 E, 800 m, rainforest, sifted litter, (leaf mold, rotten wood), collection code BLF09656, 3.XII.2003 (B.L. Fisher) .
Etymology: The species is dedicated to Noel Hita Garcia from Remscheid, Germany.


  • 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