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Species: Aenictus decolor   (Mayr, 1879) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Typhlatta decolor Mayr, 1879 PDF: 668 (diagnosis in key) (w.) EAST AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Aenictus: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 7.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in tropical wet forest, 1 times found in intensively ued tea field.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground, 1 times Kakamega 2007 survey, leaf litter, 1 times ex cocoa.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand collecting, 1 times pitfall trap, Transect 5 10m.

Elevations: collected from 1500 - 1650 meters, 1550 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Aenictus bidentatus: casent0902685; syntype of Aenictus batesi: casent0907024; syntype of Typhlatta decolor: casent0919639; type of Aenictus batesi: focol0588, focol0589, focol0590, focol0591

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