TETRAMORIUM

(Subfamily Myrmicinae)

Taxonomy

The genus Tetramorium was established by Mayr (1855), and is assigned to the tribe Tetramorium (for a complete taxonomic history see Bolton 2003). The Oriental species was revised by Bolton (1976, 1977).

Images


Tetramorium sp. , worker, body in lateral view.


Tetramorium sp., worker, head in full-face view.

Distribution

Twenty-three species have so far been found from Vietnam. The species marked with asterisks have not yet been examined by us.

flavipes Emery
[= sp. eg-4]
Chua Yen Tu (Quang Ninh), Cuc Phuong NP (Ninh Binh), Nam Cat Tien NP (Dong Nai), Phu Quoc NP (Kien Giang), Pu Mat NP (Nghe An), Tay Yen Tu NP (Bac Giang), Van Ban (Lao Cai)
indosinense Wheeler
[= sp. eg-13]
Type locality: Ha Noi
Other locality: Ba Vi (Ha Noi)
*infraspinosum Karaviev Type locality: Cau Da
*kieti Roncin Type locality:
kheperra (Bolton)
[= sp. eg-9]
Ba Vi NP (Ha Noi), Phu Quoc (Kien Giang), Tay Yen Tu NP (Bac Giang)
lanuginosum Mayr
[= sp. eg-17]
Bac Kan (Bac Kan), Tam Dao NP (Vinh Phuc)
nipponense Wheeler
[sp. eg-5]
Ba Be NP (Bac Kan), Ba Vi NP (Ha Noi), Cuc Phuong NP (Ninh Binh), Sa Pa (Lao Cai), My Yen (Thai Nguyen), Pu Mat NP(Nghe An), Tay Yen Tu NP (Bac Giang), Van Ban (Lao Cai)
*secure Roncin Type locality:
sp. eg-1 Sa Pa (Lao Cai)
sp. eg-2 Nam Cat Tien NP (Dong Nai), Phu Quoc NP (Kien Giang), Pu Mat NP (Nghe An), Tay Yen Tu NP (Bac Giang)
sp. eg-3 Ba Vi NP (Ha Noi), Chua Yen Tu (Quang Ninh), Tam Dao NP (Vinh Phuc), Tay Yen Tu NP (Bac Giang), Van Ban (Lao Cai)
sp. eg-6
[cf. pacificum Mayr]
Sa Pa (Lao Cai), Pu Mat NP (Nghe An)
sp. eg-7 Sa Pa (Lao Cai)
sp. eg-8 Ba Be NP (Bac Kan)
sp. eg-10 Tay Yen Tu NP (Bac Giang)
sp. eg-12 Ba Vi NP (Ha Noi), Pu Mat NP (Nghe An)
sp. eg-14 Binh Chau-Phuoc Buu NP (Ba Ria-Vung Tau)
sp. eg-15 Tam Dao NP (Vinh Phuc)
sp. eg-18 My Yen (Thai Nguyen), Pu Mat NP (Nghe An)
sp. eg-19 Ba Be NP (Bac Kan)
sp. eg-21 Cuc Phuong NP (Ninh Binh)
sp. eg-22 Nam Cat Tien NP (Dong Nai)
sp. eg-23 Nam Cat Tien NP (Dong Nai), Nui Chua NP (Ninh Thuan)

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