Tetramorium simillimum

Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 85

publication ID

6175

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Tetramorium simillimum
status

 

Tetramorium simillimum  HNS  (Smith, 1851)

Myrmica simillima Smith  HNS  , 1851:118.

Workers and queen. Weakly sculptured, pale red much smaller than T. guineense  HNS  . Length of worker: 1.6-2 mm, queen: 2.2-2.5 mm. Male. Light yellowish red; occiput rounded. Length: 2.5 mm.

Biology. This cosmopolitan species occasionally occurs in heated glasshouses in Europe and has been recorded from Denmark and also on several occasions in England.