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Species: Tetramorium akermani   Arnold, 1926 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium akermani Arnold, 1926 PDF: 265, fig. 73 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

// Distribution

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in grassland, 1 times found in Regenerated mesic montane fynbos E slope, 1 times found in nesting at the base of Helichrysum mudifolium, grassland seep, Northern Escarpment Quartzite Sourveld, 1 times found in nesting of the base of grass tuff, grassland. Northern Escarpment Quartzite Sourveld, 1 times found in Algoa Dune Strandveld / Southern Cape Dune Fynbos mozaic, 1 times found in Forest - Afromontane, 1 times found in grassland seep, Northern Escarpment Quartzite Sourveld.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times under stone.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Pitfall Trap, 3 times By Hand, 1 times Hand collected, 1 times Nest, 1 times PF 4,3.

Elevations: collected from 22 - 1800 meters, 1388 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1917-08-13 and 2016-02-17

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011724; syntype of Tetramorium akermani: casent0901126; syntype of Tetramorium akermani myersi: casent0901127



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