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Species: Technomyrmex nigriventris   Forel, 1910 

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Technomyrmex nigriventris albinasis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Technomyrmex nigriventris Forel, 1910e: 22 (footnote) (w.) CONGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 2007B PDF: 30.


Afrotropical Region: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Technomyrmex nigriventris   Santschi, F., 1930, Description de formicides éthiopiens nouveaux ou peu connus. V., Bulletin et Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belge 70, pp. 49-77: -1, (download) -1 3641
Technomyrmex nigriventris   Forel, A., 1909, Fourmis du Musée de Bruxelles. Fourmis de Benguela récoltées par M. Creighton Wellman, et fourmis du Congo récoltées par MM. Luja, Kohl et Laurent., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 53, pp. 51-73: 54, (download) 54 4018
Technomyrmex nigriventris   Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 209, (download) 209 20597

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in mature forest gap, 1 times found in tropical wet forest, 1 times found in Equatorial rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on trees, 1 times nest in dead wood, 1 times tree trunk, 1 times in dead wood.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search, 1 times hand collecting, 1 times at fruit jam bait.

Elevations: collected from 1500 - 1600 meters, 1536 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Technomyrmex nigriventris: casent0911591

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