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Species: Strumigenys arnoldi   Forel, 1913 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Strumigenys arnoldi Forel, 1913a PDF: 114 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Brown, 1954k PDF: 26; Bolton, 1983 PDF: 365; Bolton, 2000: 591.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
    Asia: Saudi Arabia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Bolton 1983


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in dry forest, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in closed riparian forest, 1 times found in primary forest, 1 times found in under fig trees next to small stream, moist soil, 1 times found in grassland, 1 times found in Euclea-Seersia Open Shrubland (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld), 1 times found in Ficus, 1 times found in miombo at base of inselberg.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times sifted litter, 2 times leaf litter, 2 times ex soil, 1 times under stone, 1 times under a stone with Bothroponera Krüger, 1 times pitfall trap.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Winkler, 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times Hand collected, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 25 cup sample transect, 10m, 1 times Winkler Bag.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 1490 meters, 269 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1912-05-18 and 2016-03-24

Type specimens: syntype of Strumigenys arnoldi: casent0909303

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