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Species: Tetramorium duncani   Mbanyana et al., 2018 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium duncani Mbanyana et al., 2018 PDF: 21, figs. 3N, 10, 24 (w.) NAMIBIA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: NAMIBIA: worker, Withuis, 11 km N of Grunau on B1, 27°36.447′ S, 18°23.920′ E, 1243 m a.s.l., 3 Apr. 2011, N. Mbanyana and H.G. Robertson leg. (SAM-HYM-C027003). Secondary type information: NAMIBIA: Withuis, 11 km N of Grunau on B1, 27°36.447′ S and 18°23.920′ E, 1243 m a.s.l., 3 Apr. 2011, N. Mbanyana and H.G. Robertson leg. (SAM-HYM-C027003); Withuis, 11 km N of Grunau on B1, 27°36.504′ S and 18°23.823′ E, 1241 m a.s.l., 2 Apr. 2011, N. Mbanyana and H.G. Robertson leg. (SAM-HYM-C027004); Withuis, 11 km N of Grunau on B1, 27°36.447′ S and 18°23.920′ E, 1243 m a.s.l., 3 Apr. 2011, N. Mbanyana and H.G. Robertson leg. (SAM-HYM-C027010); Kyffhauser, 24°28.708′ S and 16°20.148′ E, 1381 m a.s.l., 6 Apr. 2011, N. Mbanyana and H.G. Robertson leg. (SAM-HYM-C027013); ca 132 km from Mariental on M29, 25°16.795′ S, 18°37.635′ E,18 Apr. 2011, N. Mbanyana and H.G. Robertson leg. (SAM-HYM-C027001) AntCat AntWiki

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Namibia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Flat rocky area along Withuis road., 1 times found in Nest at the base of grass tuft on sandy soils, entrance with crater of soil around it., 1 times found in Nest in reddish-rocky sand under rock., 1 times found in Nesting in rocky soil, entrance in open with crater of soil around it..

Elevations: collected from 1241 - 1381 meters, 1288 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2011-04-02 and 2011-04-18

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium duncani: sam-hym-c027003; Paratype: sam-hym-c027001, sam-hym-c027004, sam-hym-co27013, sam-hym-a027010duplicate



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