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Species: Strumigenys tetraphanes   Brown, 1954 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Strumigenys tetraphanes Brown, 1954k PDF: 30 (w.) UGANDA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 1983 PDF: 395; Bolton, 2000: 597.


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Afrotropical Region: Cameroon, Central African Republic, 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: 6 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in tropical wet forest, 1 times found in mature swamp forest, 1 times found in swamp forest, 1 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in moist evergreen forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times ex sifted leaf litter, 6 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times sifted leaf litter, 2 times sifted litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Winkler, 6 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times Winkler sifter, 1 times 10 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 1600 meters, 888 meters average

Type specimens:

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