Tetramorium renae

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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 renae

Name[edit]

Holotype: CASC: CASENT0095412, worker.
Type locality: SÃO TOMÉ & PRINCIPE, Isla São Tomé, Ôbó N.P., 1.63 km WSW Bom Successo, 00° 16' 34" N, 06° 36' 20" E, 1351m, 5.-8.V.2001, #562, leg. J.M. Ledford.
Paratypes: 7 workers with same data as holotype (CASC: 5 workers CASENT0095382, CASENT0095421, CASENT0095423, CASENT0095427; NHMB: 1 worker CASENT0095426; ZFMK: 2 workers CASENT0095383, CASENT0095425); 1 worker from SÃO TOMÉ & PRINCIPE, Ilha São Tomé, Ôbó N.P., 1.63 km WSW Bom Successo, 00° 16' 34" N, 06° 36' 20" E, 1351m, 9.-16.IV.2001, leg. C.E. Griswold (CASC: CASENT0096829); 2 workers from SÃO TOMÉ & PRINCIPE, Ilha São Tomé, Ôbó N.P., between Lagoa Ameila & Bom Successo, 00° 16' 48"–00° 17' 10" N, 06° 25' 29"–06° 36' 40" E, 1200m–1500m, 5.-15.V.2001, #563, leg. J.M. Ledford (CASC: 2 workers CASENT0096115, CASENT0096119); 2 workers from SÃO TOMÉ & PRINCIPE, Isla São Tomé, Ôbó N.P., between Lagoa Ameila & Bom Successo, 00° 16' 48"–00° 17' 19" N, 06° 25' 29"–06° 36' 45" E, 1200m–1500m, 5.-8.V.2001, #564, leg. J.M. Ledford (CASC: 1 worker CASENT0096916; MHNG: 1 worker CASENT0096940).
Etymology: The species is dedicated to Rena Denzer from Bonn, Germany, for her enduring support of and patience with the first author.

Primary references[edit]

  • Hita Garcia, F.; Fischer, G.; Peters, M.K. 2010: Taxonomy of the Tetramorium weitzeckeri species group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Afrotropical zoogeographical region. Zootaxa 2704: 1–90. Preview Reference page