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Species: Tetramorium ataxium   Bolton, 1980 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium ataxium Bolton, 1980 PDF: 295, figs. 78, 86 (w.) NIGERIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 23 times found in rainforest, 5 times found in Second. For., 3 times found in littoral rainforest, 3 times found in Savannah For., 3 times found in Gallery For., 2 times found in Savannah, 1 times found in coastal lowland rainforest, 2 times found in Cultives, 1 times found in Primary forest, 1 times found in cocoa plantation.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 20 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times under stone, 1 times sited within forest, 2 times sifted litter, 1 times Nest und. stone, 1 times ex leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 19 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 8 times Hand, 5 times Winkler, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 50 yogurt sample transect5m, 1 times Yellow pan trap, 2 times Pitfall, 1 times Pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 750 meters, 344 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium ataxium: casent0901197

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