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Species: Xymmer muticus   (Santschi, 1914) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Stigmatomma (Xymmer) muticum Santschi, 1914d PDF: 311, fig. 2 (w.) NIGERIA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: 4 syntype workers. Type-locality: Nigeria: Ibadan (F. Silvestri). Type-depository: NHMB. Type notes: Baroni Urbani, 1973b: 126, records only 1 syntype in NHMB; it is assumed the other 3 are in the Silvestri collection in DEUN. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Xymmer: Wheeler, 1922: 758.
Combination in Amblyopone: Brown, 1960a: 168.
Status as species: Wheeler, 1922: 758; Brown, 1960a: 168; Bolton, 1995b: 62.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Nigeria
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in littoral rainforest, 7 times found in Primary Forest, 4 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in savannah.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times in soil of 41 years old unburned savannah, 1 times soil 0-15 cm deep, 3 times Litter, 2 times ex. rotten log, 2 times Ex soil, 1 times leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 3 times Hand, 3 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 375 meters, 123 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1965-09-17 and 2019-11-13

Type specimens: syntype of Xymmer muticus: casent0217322

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