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Species: Technomyrmex andrei   Emery, 1899 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Technomyrmex andrei Emery, 1899d PDF: 488, fig. (w.) GABON. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Bernard, 1953b PDF: 255 (q.).
Senior synonym of Technomyrmex allecta, Technomyrmex schereri, Technomyrmex wolfi, Technomyrmex zumpti: Bolton, 2007B PDF: 19.


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Afrotropical Region: Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Uganda

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Bolton 2007


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 28 times found in rainforest, 4 times found in tropical wet forest, 4 times found in mature wet forest, 4 times found in coastal lowland rainforest, 3 times found in Equatorial rainforest, 2 times found in secondary forest habitat, 1 times found in swamp forest, 1 times found in wet forest fragment, 1 times found in remnant ravine forest, 1 times found in littoral rainforest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 17 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times sifted leaf litter, 1 times foragers on ground, 1 times foragers, 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times leaf litter, 2 times Kakamega 2007 survey, leaf litter, 1 times in treefall gap, 1 times ex termite mound, 1 times ex soil under stone, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 16 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 6 times search, 3 times Winkler sifter, 2 times Winkler, 3 times EC32 sweeping, 2 times EC31 yellow pan trap, 1 times hand collecting, 2 times yellow pan trap, 2 times pitfall trap, PF bucket, 1 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 1 times sweep, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1800 meters, 819 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Technomyrmex andrei: casent0905067; syntype of Engramma wolfi: casent0909758; syntype of Technomyrmex zumpti: casent0911594; type of Engramma wolfi: focol2850, focol2851, focol2852; type of Technomyrmex andrei var. schereri: focol0546

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