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Species: Aphomomyrmex afer   Emery, 1899 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Aphomomyrmex afer Emery, 1899d PDF: 494, fig. (w.q.m.) CAMEROUN. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Aphomomyrmex muralti: Snelling, 1979b PDF: 4 (in text).

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Gabon, South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Forel, A., 1910, Note sur quelques fourmis d'Afrique., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 54, pp. 421-458

Aphomomyrmex afer EmeryHNS.

-. [[ worker ]]. - Camerun (Dr L. v. Muralt). Pubescence et ponctuation plus denses et plus fortes que chez le type d' EMERY.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times within domatia of the plant Leonardoxa africana letouzeyi, 1 times on Markhamia lutea, 1 times ex Vitex #2.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 110 meters, 96 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Aphomomyrmex faurei: casent0911595



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