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Species: Strumigenys rukha   Bolton, 1983 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Strumigenys rukha Bolton, 1983 PDF: 389 (w.q.) KENYA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 2000: 610.

Distribution:


Afrotropical Region: Kenya, Uganda

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Bolton 1983

Notes:

Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in tropical wet forest, 8 times found in moist evergreen forest, 2 times found in mature wet forest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in swamp forest, 1 times found in Equatorial rainforest, 1 times found in mature swamp forest, 1 times found in rainforest and rainforest edge, 1 times found in remnant ravine forest, 1 times found in secondary forest habitat.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times sifted leaf litter, 4 times ex sifted leaf litter, 6 times sifted litter, 1 times sifted litter between tree buttresses, 1 times ex soil, 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times under stone, 1 times under rootmat, 1 times subsoil, 1 times Kakamega 2007 survey, leaf litter, 1 times ex soil, under log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Winkler sifter, 3 times Winkler, 2 times search, 4 times 10 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, 1 times 15 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, 1 times hand collecting, 1 times winkler extraction, Transect 21 170m, 1 times 14 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample.

Elevations: collected from 676 - 1650 meters, 1274 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Strumigenys rukha: casent0900606



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