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Species: Tapinoma arnoldi   Forel, 1913 

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Tapinoma arnoldi tectum

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Tapinoma arnoldi Forel, 1913a PDF: 139 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Arnold, 1915: 154 (q.m.).

Taxon Page Images:

Photo by Philip Herbst; Mtunzini, KwaZulu-Natal

// Distribution

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Eastern Coastal Belt Forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Vachellia thorns, 1 times lives in a gall on Protea bushes.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times By hand.

Elevations: collected from 11 - 1110 meters, 230 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1912-01-21 and 2016-07-04

Type specimens: syntype of Tapinoma arnoldi: casent0903065, casent0909767



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