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Species: Tetramorium boltoni   Hita Garcia et al., 2010 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Tetramorium boltoni Hita Garcia et al., 2010b PDF: 66, figs. 10A, 11B, 16B, 17B, 18B, 76-78 (w.) KENYA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 23 times found in rainforest, 20 times found in moist evergreen forest, 5 times found in tropical wet forest, 6 times found in montane rainforest, 6 times found in mature wet forest, 4 times found in primary forest, 4 times found in primary forest habitat, 1 times found in 2nd growth veg., 1 times found in remnant ravine forest, 1 times found in mature forest edge, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 14 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 9 times sifted litter, 3 times sifted leaf litter, 11 times ex rotten log, 5 times ex soil, 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 3 times leaf litter, 2 times Kakamega 2007 survey, leaf litter, 1 times in treefall gap, 2 times ground nest, 1 times under bark, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 13 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 3 times Winkler sifter, 8 times search, 3 times 10 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, 2 times Winkler, 2 times hand collecting, 3 times Pitfall trap, 2 times Transect 6 200m, Kakamega 2007 survey, Pitfall trap, 1 times ex P. N. A., 1 times Monolithe, 30cmx30cm, 15cm profondeur, 1 times pitfall, ...

Elevations: collected from 110 - 2500 meters, 1052 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1954-02-17 and 2016-03-09

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium boltoni: zfmkhym20096155; Paratype: sam-hym-c024459, fmnhins0000047323; paratype of Tetramorium boltoni: casent0217229, casent0810162, casent0810163



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