Georegion: Africa - Eastern Africa
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Species: Plectroctena ugandensis   Menozzi, 1932 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Plectroctena ugandensis Menozzi, 1932g PDF: 99, fig. 2 (q.) UGANDA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Bolton & Brown, 2002 PDF: 11 (w., in key)
Status as species: Bolton, 1974c: 334; Bolton, 1995b: 338; Bolton & Brown, 2002: 14.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in Eucalyptus.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex rotten log, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times nest in termite mound, 1 times sifted litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times search, 1 times Litter Sieving + Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 110 - 1540 meters, 568 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1909-01-01 and 2015-07-21

Type specimens:

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