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Species: Strumigenys marginata   (Santschi, 1914) 

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See Also:

Strumigenys marginata_cf, Strumigenys marginata_nr

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Epitritus marginatus Santschi, 1914b PDF: 114, fig. 21 (w.q.) KENYA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Miccostruma: Brown, 1948e: 123.
Combination in Smithistruma: Bolton, 1983 PDF: 312.
Combination in Pyramica: Bolton, 1999 PDF: 1673.
See also: Bolton, 2000: 320.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in dry forest, 2 times found in rainforest, 5 times found in primary forest, 1 times found in closed riparian forest, 1 times found in riparian forest, 4 times found in Forest - Montane, 1 times found in Forest - riverine, 1 times found in Forest margin - Montane, 1 times found in Gallery For., 1 times found in grassland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times sifted litter, 4 times leaf litter, 1 times sour grassland.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Winkler, 8 times Winkler Bag, 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 10 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, 2 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Winkler bag extraction leaf litter.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1600 meters, 320 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1911-11-01 and 2016-09-27

Type specimens: syntype of Epitritus marginatus: casent0915366; syntype of Strumigenys marginata: casent0912849

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