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Species: Tetramorium gabonense   (André, 1892) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Triglyphothrix gabonensis André, 1892a PDF: 53 (w.q.m.) GABON. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1985 PDF: 247.
Senior synonym of Tetramorium areolatus, Tetramorium boulognei, Tetramorium burgeoni, Tetramorium kamerunensis, Tetramorium mucidus, Tetramorium soyauxi: Bolton, 1976 PDF: 326.

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 29 times found in rainforest, 22 times found in coastal lowland rainforest, 8 times found in rainforest, marsh clearing, 1 times found in rainforest, seasonally flooded riparian.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 18 times undergrowth, low canopy in forest, 3 times on low vegetation, 2 times sited within forest, 1 times sifted litter, 1 times low canopy in forest, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times under stone, 1 times under bark, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times elephant path, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 13 times sweep, 8 times EC32 sweeping, 5 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 50 yogurt sample transect5m, 1 times EC31 yellow pan trap, 1 times pitfall trap, PF bucket, 2 times Yellow pan trap, 2 times beating low vegetation, 1 times hand collected, 1 times Pitfall trap 2, ...

Elevations: collected from 110 - 1524 meters, 518 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Tetramorium gabonense: casent0909087; syntype of Triglyphothrix areolata burgeoni: casent0915013; syntype of Triglyphothrix gabonensis: casent0915428; syntype of Triglyphothrix gabonensis kamerunensis: casent0915014; syntype of Triglyphothrix gabonensis boulognei: casent0909088; syntype of Triglyphothrix mucidus: casent0909091; type of Triglyphothrix areolatus: focol2050, focol2051, focol2052; type of Triglyphothrix gabonensis var. boulognei: focol2048, focol2049



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