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Species: Cardiocondyla yoruba   Rigato, 2002 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Cardiocondyla yoruba Rigato, 2002 PDF: 169, figs. 6, 7 (w.) NIGERIA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Nigeria: Ibadan, IITA, xi.1987 (J. Noyes). Primary type depository: BMNH. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 9 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depository: BMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in Urban (Resudential Area), 3 times found in Agricultural (Cassava farm)+Grassland, Dominant tree- Cocos nucifera, 1 times found in Grassy patch adjacent to paved urban road, 1 times found in Savannah, 1 times found in Agricultural (Cassava farm)+ Grassland, 1 times found in Frag. degr. For., 1 times found in Garden, 1 times found in Ruderal, road.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Surface foragers, 1 times For. soil, 1 times ex soil, 1 times Cake bait.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times Hand, 4 times Pitfall, 1 times Hand collected, 1 times Preliminary, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 49 meters, 19 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1987-11-01 and 2020-05-01

Type specimens: Holotype of Cardiocondyla yoruba: casent0901752

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