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Species: Tetramorium eminii   (Forel, 1894) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Triglyphothrix eminii Forel, 1894b PDF: 79 (w.) ETHIOPIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


Afrotropical Region: Africa, Angola, Eastern Africa, Ethiopia, Gauteng, Kakamega, Kenya, Kilifi, KwaZulu-Natal, Kédougou, Limpopo, Middle Africa, Mozambique, Mpumalanga, Mtwara, Ruvuma, Senegal, South Africa, Southern Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Tete, Western Africa
Palearctic Region: Northern Africa

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Bolton 1976


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in grassland, 5 times found in Lydenburgia - Euclea Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 3 times found in Sclerocarya - Bolusanthus Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 2 times found in Lydenburgia - Vitex Open Woodland on hillslope (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 1 times found in farmland, 2 times found in Acacia savanna in Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 1 times found in Savannah For., 2 times found in Euclea-Seersia Open Shrubland (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld), 1 times found in Sekhukhune Montane Grassland, 1 times found in Uapaca-Protea Shrubland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on Ficus, 2 times leaf litter, 1 times in soil, 1 times on tree, 1 times Nest und.stone.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 18 times Pitfall Trap, 7 times hand collected, 3 times Hand, 1 times D2 20m, oil baiting, 1. collection 4 days, 1 times pitfall trap, F1 70m, 1 times transect 9, 100m, Winkler extraction, 1 times winkler.

Elevations: collected from 39 - 1707 meters, 987 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Tetramorium eminii: casent0909086; syntype of Triglyphothrix guillodi: casent0915005; syntype of Triglyphothrix marleyi akermani: casent0901131; syntype of Triglyphothrix marleyi: casent0909090; type of Triglyphothrix marthae: focol0607

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