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Species: Simopone marleyi   Arnold, 1915 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Simopone marleyi Arnold, 1915: 20 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: 3 syntype workers. Type-locality: South Africa: Durban, Stella Bush,, in hollow stems of castor-oil plant (H.W.B. Marley). Type-depository: SAMC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Wheeler, 1922: 757; Brown, 1975 PDF: 36; Bolton, 1995b: 383; Bolton & Fisher, 2012 PDF: 30 (redescription).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in savanna.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times dead branch, 1 times ex dead branch.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Nest.

Elevations: collected at 100 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1914-06-01 and 1987-01-21

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011569

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