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Species: Tetramorium nodiferum   (Emery, 1901) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Atopomyrmex nodifer Emery, 1901h PDF: 115 (footnote), fig. (w.q.) CAMEROUN. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Atopula: Emery, 1912b PDF: 104; in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1976 PDF: 362.
See also: Bolton, 1980 PDF: 349.

Distribution:


Afrotropical Region: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Uganda

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest

Notes:

Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in moist evergreen forest, 1 times found in mature wet forest, 3 times found in tropical wet forest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in Equatorial rainforest, 1 times found in secondary forest, 1 times found in station clearing, forest edge.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times in treefall gap, 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times under loose bark of log, 1 times under bark, on rotten log, 1 times under bark , on rotten log, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times nest under bark, 1 times large fallen tree, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex dead tree stump, 1 times dead tree, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search, 3 times hand collecting, 1 times 05 Malaise traps, 1 times hand collection.

Elevations: collected from 420 - 1800 meters, 1367 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Tetramorium nodiferum: casent0904713



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