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Species: Strumigenys faurei   Arnold, 1948 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Strumigenys faurei Arnold, 1948 PDF: 226, fig. 12 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Strumigenys rufobrunea: Brown, 1954k PDF: 17.
Revived from synonymy: Bolton, 1983 PDF: 371.
See also: Bolton, 2000: 602.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in dry forest, 6 times found in montane forest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in closed riparian forest, 1 times found in primary forest, 1 times found in riparian forest, 1 times found in Forest - lowland, 1 times found in Forest - riverine, 1 times found in montane rainforest, closed times found in woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times sifted litter, 3 times ex soil, 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times yellow pan trap.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 2 times Pitfall trap, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 25 cup sample transect, 10m, 3 times Winkler Bag, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1400 meters, 452 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1946-05-10 and 2016-03-24

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011584, sam-ent-011587; paratype of Strumigenys faurei: casent0900599

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