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Species: Tetramorium pinnipilum   Bolton, 1980 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Tetramorium pinnipilum Bolton, 1980 PDF: 230, figs. 3, 6 (w.) ANGOLA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Afrotropical Region: Angola, Gabon, Kenya, 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 primary forest habitat, 3 times found in tropical wet forest, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in Equatorial rainforest, 1 times found in moist evergreen forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times rotten wood, 1 times under bark, 1 times sifted litter, 1 times on ground, 1 times nest in soil under litter, 1 times Kakamega 2008 survey, 1 times Kakamega 2007 survey, leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times hand collecting, 1 times leaf litter, pitfall trap, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 yogurt sample transect5m, 1 times winkler extraction, Transect 16 100m, 1 times 10 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, 1 times oil baiting 2 days, Transect 18 40m.

Elevations: collected from 600 - 1800 meters, 1372 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium pinnipilum: casent0901158

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