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Species: Myrmicaria fumata   Santschi, 1916 

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Myrmicaria fumata linearis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Myrmicaria nitida var. fumata Santschi, 1916d PDF: 242. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Myrmicaria brunnea Santschi, 1915c PDF: 254.
Raised to species: Santschi, 1925c PDF: 160.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Myrmicaria fumata linearis.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Gallery For., 2 times found in Cultives, 3 times found in floodplain, 2 times found in Guinea savannah, 1 times found in flood plain, 1 times found in floodplain in dry bush/savannah, 1 times found in Savannah.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on road border.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Hand, 4 times pitfall, 2 times Winkler, 3 times yellow pan.

Elevations: collected from 80 - 420 meters, 304 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Myrmicaria nitida fumata: casent0915405

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