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Species: Psalidomyrmex reichenspergeri   Santschi, 1913 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Psalidomyrmex reichenspergeri Santschi, 1913c PDF: 302 (w.) CAMEROON. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Cameroon: Molunda (A. Reichensperger). Type-depository: NHMB. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Santschi, 1919j: 288 (m.).
Status as species: Santschi, 1919j: 288; Wheeler, 1922: 90 (in key), 786; Bolton, 1975b PDF: 8 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 369; Bolton & Brown, 2002 PDF: 9.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Psalidomyrmex reichenspergeri   Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 90-91, (download) 90-91 20597
Psalidomyrmex reichenspergeri n. sp.  Santschi, F., 1913, Glanure de fourmis africaines., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 57, pp. 302-314: 1, (download) 1 3723

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in tropical wet forest, 2 times found in Primary forest, 2 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in remnant ravine forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in soil, 1 times 0, 1 times under stone, 1 times stray workers, 1 times on ground, 1 times nocturnal foragers, 1 times Moist soil, 1 times forager.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times hand collecting, 2 times Hand collected, 3 times search.

Elevations: collected from 925 - 1510 meters, 1447 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1952-05-21 and 2012-08-18

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011551; syntype of Psalidomyrmex reichenspergeri: casent0102913, casent0915303, sam-ent-11551

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