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Species: Tetramorium frenchi   Forel, 1914 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium frenchi Forel, 1914d PDF: 229 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 1980 PDF: 278.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 20 times found in Grassland, 4 times found in montane rainforest, 5 times found in Lydenburg Montane Grassland, 2 times found in Open Miombo woodland, 1 times found in Acacia Thicket (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld), 2 times found in primary forest, 1 times found in Lydenburg Thornveld, 1 times found in Miombo woodland, 1 times found in Rehabilitated waste rock dump, 24 degree slope, 1 times found in Sclerocarya - Bolusanthus Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 35 times Pitfall trap, 2 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times Pitfall trap, 5 days, 1 times W 1 large mixed sample.

Elevations: collected from 270 - 2400 meters, 1243 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Tetramorium frenchi: casent0909132

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