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Species: Tetraponera latifrons   (Emery, 1912) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Sima (Pachysima) latifrons Emery, 1912b PDF: 98, fig. 4 (q.) GABON. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Holotype (by monotypy): 1aq, Gabon (leg. Staudinger); CASENT0904042; MCSN. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pachysima: Wheeler, 1918c PDF: 305; in Tetraponera: Ward, 1990 PDF: 488.
Placement in molecular phylogeny: Chomicki et al., 2015 10.1098/rspb.2015.2200 PDF: Figure S1.
See also: Wheeler, 1922b PDF: 120.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in disturbed rainforest, 2 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times ex Barteria, 3 times ex Barteria fistulosa.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times ex Barteria sp. tall, 1 times MT#5, 1 times EC28 Malaise trap, 1 times ex Barteria, 1 times MT#4.

Elevations: collected from 330 - 510 meters, 387 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetraponera latifrons: casent0904042; not part of a type series: Sima latifrons: casent0915529

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