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Species: Strumigenys cacaoensis   Bolton, 1971 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Strumigenys cacaoensis Bolton, 1971 PDF: 59, fig. 1 (w.q.) NIGERIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 1983 PDF: 367; Bolton, 2000: 602.


Afrotropical Region: Central African Republic, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in coastal lowland rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times undergrowth, low canopy in forest, 1 times rot hole in cocoa tree.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times Fogging Teclea nobilis.

Elevations: collected from 510 - 1600 meters, 875 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Strumigenys cacaoensis: casent0900596

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