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Species: Strumigenys cacaoensis   Bolton, 1971 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Strumigenys cacaoensis Bolton, 1971 PDF: 59, fig. 1 (w.q.) NIGERIA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Nigeria: Gambari Exp. Sta. (Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan), 10.vii.1969, rot hole in trunk of cocoa tree (B. Bolton). Primary type depository: BMNH. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 12 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depositories: BMNH, MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Bolton, 1983 PDF: 367 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 396; Bolton, 2000: 602 (redescription); Hita Garcia et al., 2013 PDF: 215.
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Distribution:

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

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest

Notes:

Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in coastal lowland rainforest, 1 times found in Primary Forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times undergrowth, low canopy in forest, 1 times rot hole in cocoa tree, 1 times Canopy cover 80%.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times Canopy fogging, 1 times Fogging Teclea nobilis.

Elevations: collected from 510 - 1600 meters, 843 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1955-08-09 00:00:00.0 and 2017-11-29 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Strumigenys cacaoensis: casent0900596



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