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Species: Tetramorium (sericeiventre) sericeiventre   Emery, 1877 

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Tetramorium sericeiventre arenaria, Tetramorium sericeiventre arenarium, Tetramorium sericeiventre bipartita, Tetramorium sericeiventre bipartitum, Tetramorium sericeiventre blochmanni, Tetramorium sericeiventre cinnamomea, Tetramorium sericeiventre cinnamomeum, Tetramorium sericeiventre colluta, Tetramorium sericeiventre collutum, Tetramorium sericeiventre continentis, Tetramorium sericeiventre continentis sanguiniceps, Tetramorium sericeiventre debile, Tetramorium sericeiventre debilis, Tetramorium sericeiventre defricta, Tetramorium sericeiventre defrictum, Tetramorium sericeiventre evidens, Tetramorium sericeiventre femorata, Tetramorium sericeiventre femoratum, Tetramorium sericeiventre gamai, Tetramorium sericeiventre gamaii, Tetramorium sericeiventre georgei, Tetramorium sericeiventre gladiator, Tetramorium sericeiventre gladstonei, Tetramorium sericeiventre hori, Tetramorium sericeiventre inversa, Tetramorium sericeiventre inversum, Tetramorium sericeiventre jasonis, Tetramorium sericeiventre kenyense, Tetramorium sericeiventre munda, Tetramorium sericeiventre mundum, Tetramorium sericeiventre nigriventre, Tetramorium sericeiventre nigriventris, Tetramorium sericeiventre petersi, Tetramorium sericeiventre platonis, Tetramorium sericeiventre repertum, Tetramorium sericeiventre sentosum, Tetramorium sericeiventre transversa, Tetramorium sericeiventre transversum, Tetramorium sericeiventre vascoi, Tetramorium sericeiventre vividum

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Tetramorium sericeiventre Emery, 1877c: 370 (w.) ETHIOPIA. Afrotropic. "Ethiopia, Bogos Sciotel, coll. O. Beccari." Museum d’Histoire Naturelle, Geneva, Switzerland (MHNG). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Tetramorium hortensis: Bolton, 1976 PDF: 363; of Tetramorium blochmannii: Bolton, 1979 PDF: 155; of Tetramorium arenarium, Tetramorium bipartita, Tetramorium cinnamomeum, Tetramorium continentis, Tetramorium debile, Tetramorium femoratum, Tetramorium gamaii, Tetramorium hori, Tetramorium inversa, Tetramorium jasonis, Tetramorium munda, Tetramorium neuvillei, Tetramorium nigriventre, Tetramorium vascoi, Tetramorium vividum and material of the unavailable names Tetramorium colluta, Tetramorium defricta, Tetramorium evidens, Tetramorium georgei, Tetramorium gladiator, Tetramorium kenyense, Tetramorium platonis, Tetramorium transversa referred here: Bolton, 1980 PDF: 332; of Tetramorium angolense, Tetramorium beirae, Tetramorium calvum, Tetramorium elegans, Tetramorium montanum, Tetramorium otaviensis, Tetramorium quadrispinosum, Tetramorium repertum: Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2011 PDF: 34.

Distribution:


Afrotropical Region: Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Malagasy Region: Comoros, Madagascar, Seychelles
Neotropical Region: French Guiana
Palearctic Region: Algeria, Libya, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Bolton 1980

Notes:

Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Tetramorium sericeiventre   Forel, A., 1905, Miscellanea myrmicologiques, II (1905)., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 49, pp. 155-185: 174, (download) 174 4001
Tetramorium sericeiventre   Bolton, B., 1979, The ant tribe Tetramoriini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). The genus Tetramorium Mayr in the Malagasy region and in the New World., Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 38, pp. 129-181: -1, (download) -1 6435
Tetramorium sericeiventre   Santschi, F., 1914, Formicidae., Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911 - 1912). Résultats scientifiques. Hyménoptères 2, pp. 41-148: 101, (download) 101 8111
Tetramorium sericeiventre   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: 191, (download) 191 20597
Tetramorium sericeiventre   Emery, C., 1895, Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3 e mémoire. Formicides., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 64, pp. 15-56: 23, (download) 23 3788
Tetramorium sericeiventre n. sp.  Emery, C., 1877, Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte prima. Formiche provenienti dall Viaggio dei signori Antinori, Beccari e Issel nel Mar Rosso e nel paese de, Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria (Genova) 9, pp. 363-381: 370, (download) 370 3735

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 65 times found in urban/garden, 49 times found in Lowland coastal, coraline island, 14 times found in tropical dry forest, 11 times found in grassland, 8 times found in Uapaca woodland, 7 times found in littoral rainforest, 4 times found in littoral vegetation, 5 times found in open secondary vegetation, 4 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 3 times found in rocky wash with Tamarix and Juniper, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 95 times ground forager(s), 55 times ground nest, 8 times under stone, 6 times ex soil, 2 times under coconut, 2 times ex rotten log, 4 times on low vegetation, 1 times ex nest in soil, 1 times stray workers, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ex dead twig above ground, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 55 times Pitfall trap, 3 times pitfall trap, PF 25 cup sample transect, 10m, 6 times Malaise trap, 2 times hand collecting, 2 times SD 20 digging sample transect, 10m, 2 times search, 2 times sweeping, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 2 times Malaise, 1 times Baiting, 25 index card, 10m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 20 tube sample transect, 10m, ...

Elevations: collected from 2 - 2700 meters, 468 meters average

Type specimens: syntype: casent0235206; syntype of Tetramorium blochmanni continentis eudoxia: casent0909150; syntype of Tetramorium blochmannii: casent0101997; syntype of Tetramorium blochmannii montanum: casent0101266; syntype of Tetramorium quadrispinosum: casent0235197; syntype of Tetramorium quadrispinosum angolense: casent0235207; syntype of Tetramorium quadrispinosum beirae: casent0901245; syntype of Tetramorium quadrispinosum elegans: casent0901244; syntype of Tetramorium quadrispinosum elegans benguelense: casent0235204; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre: casent0102073, casent0102129; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre arenarium: casent0915057; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre bipartita: casent0915058; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre cinnamomeum: casent0235196, casent0901243, casent0915059; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre continentis georgei: casent0915061; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre continentis gladiator: casent0915062; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre continentis platonis: casent0915060; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre femoratum colluta: casent0915064; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre femoratum kenyense: casent0915065; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre femoratum transversa: casent0915066; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre gamaii: casent0915067; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre hori: casent0915068; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre inversa: casent0235198, casent0915069; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre inversa defricta: casent0915070; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre inversum evidens: casent0915071; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre jasonis: casent0915072; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre munda: casent0915073; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre repertum: casent0235205; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre vascoi: casent0915074; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre vividum: casent0915075; syntype of Tetramorium blochmanni continentis: casent0909153; syntype of Tetramorium neuvillei: casent0909141; syntype of Tetramorium quadrispinosum: casent0904835; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre debile: casent0909151; syntype of Tetramorium sericeiventre femoratum: casent0904836; type of Tetramorium blochmanni var. nigriventre: focol2090, focol2091



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