Galapagos Species Checklist


Tetramorium caldarium

(Roger, 1857)

Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Division Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Hymenoptera
Suborder Apocrita
Superfamily Vespoidea
Family Formicidae
Subfamily Myrmicinae
Seccion Tetramoriini
Genus Tetramorium

Tetramorium caldarium  (Roger, 1857)

 

English common name: Ant

Spanish common name: hormiga

Name status: Accepted name; taxon occurs in Galapagos.

Last updated: 10 Sep 2015

Origin

  • In
    Introduced
  • Na
    Native

  • Ac
    Accidental

    Taxon accidentally introduced, naturalized in the wild.

  • Cu
    Cultivated
  • Er
    Eradicated
  • Es
    Escaped
  • Ic
    Intercepted
  • AcQ
    Questionable Accidental
  • NaQ
    Questionable Native

Distribution

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Galapagos island groups: Floreana, Santa Cruz.

Floreana, orriginally from Kenya


Please be aware that this distribution map is automatically generated from database records (CDF and external specimens, literature records, and observations) and may not accurately reflect the currently-known distribution for all species.

Literature

  • von Aesch, L., Cherix, D. (2005) Introduced Ant Species and Mechanisms of Competition on Floreana Island (Galápagos, Ecuador) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 45(2): 463-481.