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Species: Tetramorium termitobium   Emery, 1908 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium termitobium Emery, 1908c PDF: 186 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 1980 PDF: 292.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 16 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in mature swamp forest, 1 times found in rainforest and rainforest edge.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times ex rotten log, 2 times sifted litter, 2 times ex leaf litter & rotten log, 1 times under stone, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex sifted leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times 10 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, 1 times 15 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 yogurt sample transect5m, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 180 - 1510 meters, 722 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Tetramorium termitobium: casent0904845

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