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Species: Microdaceton tibialis   Weber, 1952 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Microdaceton tibialis Weber, 1952a PDF: 30, fig. 25 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 1983 PDF: 403; Bolton, 2000: 29.


Afrotropical Region: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Sudan, Uganda

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in tropical wet forest, 1 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in secondary forest, 1 times found in mature swamp forest, 1 times found in primary forest habitat.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times sifted leaf litter, 1 times litter under Prunus africana, 1 times leaf litter, 1 times Kakamega 2007 survey, leaf litter, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 3 times Winkler sifter, 1 times Winkler, 1 times winkler extraction, Transect 20 40m.

Elevations: collected from 110 - 1650 meters, 956 meters average

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