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Species: Myrmicaria baumi   Forel, 1901 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Myrmicaria baumi Forel, 1901g PDF: 307 (w.) ANGOLA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Angola: Mossamedes, Cubango-Cuito (no collector’s name). Type-depositories: MHNG, MSNG. Type notes: Wheeler, 1922: 823 gives, “between Cubango and Cuito Rivers (Baum & Van der Kellen)”. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Forel, 1903h: 562.]
Status as species: Forel, 1910e PDF: 5; Arnold, 1916 PDF: 266; Emery, 1922c PDF: 122; Wheeler, 1922: 823; Santschi, 1925c PDF: 155 (redescription); Arnold, 1926 PDF: 240; Santschi, 1930b PDF: 55; Bolton, 1995b: 285.

Taxon Page Images:

© Ricky Taylor; Maun, Botswana

// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Angola, Botswana, Ivory Coast, Namibia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in Kathu Bushveld; Acacia erioloba woodland, 1 times found in Olifantshoek Plains Thornveld, open woodland, 1 times found in Kathu Bushveld, dominated by Tarchonanthus camphoratus.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times Pitfall trap, 5 days.

Elevations: collected from 1130 - 1215 meters, 1159 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1918-12-27 00:00:00.0 and 2018-03-19 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Myrmicaria baumi: casent0908329

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