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Species: Tetramorium cristatum   Stitz, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Tetramorium guineense var. cristatum Stitz, 1910: 144 (w.) TOGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Bolton, 1980 PDF: 268 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 406; Hita Garcia et al., 2013 PDF: 217.
Material of the unavailable name Tetramorium guineense cristatum ebangense referred here by Bolton, 1980 PDF: 268; Bolton, 1995b: 406.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Savannah, 1 times found in agricultural landscape, 1 times found in farmland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times small path, ground, 1 times from ground on trail.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Human dung trap, 1 times Rotten animal carcass.

Elevations: collected from 1050 - 1600 meters, 1394 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1905-07-01 and 2011-05-12

Type specimens: syntype of Tetramorium guineense cristatum ebangense: casent0915002; type of Tetramorium guineense cristatum: focol2096, focol2097



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