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Species: Plectroctena strigosa   Emery, 1899 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Plectroctena mandibularis var. strigosa Emery, 1899d PDF: 469 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Bolton, 1974c PDF: 332.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Bolton 1974h


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in primary forest, 2 times found in Savannah, 1 times found in coastal deciduous forest, 1 times found in in unburnt grassland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand collected, 2 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Rotten animal carcass, 1 times Winkler, 1 times ex pitfall trap, 1 times Human dung trap.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 138 meters, 69 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Plectroctena mandibularis strigosa: casent0903928

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