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|Forel, 1891c PDF: 151 (m., misidentified as Tetramorium guineense); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1954d PDF: 449 (l., misidentified as Tetramorium guineense); Wheeler, 1924d PDF: 136 (gynandromorph, misidentified as Tetramorium guineense).|
|Junior synonym of Formica guineensis Fabricius, 1793 PDF: 357 (now in Pheidole): Mayr, 1862 PDF: 740.|
|Revived from synonymy and senior synonym of Tetramorium cariniceps (and its junior synonym Tetramorium kollari), Tetramorium modesta Smith, [no year], Tetramorium reticulata: Bolton, 1977 PDF: 94.|
|[Note. The names Tetramorium cariniceps, Tetramorium kollari and Tetramorium reticulata had previously been incorrectly synonymised with Tetramorium guineensis Fabricius, [no year] by Roger, 1862c PDF: 293; Tetramorium modesta Smith, [no year] was wrongly synonymised with Tetramorium guineensis by Donisthorpe, 1932c PDF: 463.].|
|Tetramorium bicarinatum||Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download)||-1||21008|
|Tetramorium bicarinatum||Bolton, B., 1979, The ant tribe Tetramoriini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). The genus Tetramorium Mayr in the Malagasy region and in the New World., Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 38, pp. 129-181: 164-165, (download)||164-165||6435|
Found most commonly in these habitats: 35 times found in forest edge, open area, 24 times found in coastal scrub, 34 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 29 times found in urban/garden, 17 times found in rainforest, 20 times found in disturbed forest, 11 times found in roadside, 10 times found in urban garden, 5 times found in dry forest, 7 times found in secondary forest, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 72 times Malaise trap, 32 times ground forager(s), 43 times ex sifted leaf litter, 34 times on low vegetation, 21 times ex dead twig above ground, 10 times under stone, 14 times ex rotten log, 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times foraging on ground, 3 times ex rotten branch on ground, 5 times under tree bark, live tree, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 91 times M, 47 times Malaise, 35 times miniWinkler, 11 times H, 16 times aspirating; PB bait, 11 times Malaise trap, 7 times beating low vegetation, 10 times aspirating; PB & maple syrup bait, 7 times search, 3 times hand collection, 7 times at light, ...
Elevations: collected from 1 - 1582 meters, 292 meters average
Type specimens: syntype: casent0235201, casent0235209, casent0235210; syntype of Myrmica kollari: casent0235199, casent0235200; syntype of Myrmica modesta: casent0901374; syntype of Myrmica reticulata: casent0901076