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Species: Tetramorium dumezi   Menozzi, 1942 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium simillimum var. dumezi Menozzi, 1942a PDF: 177 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Tetramorium simillimum st. isipingense var. dumezi Forel, 1916 PDF: 422 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.].
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Wheeler, 1922: 904; Emery, 1924f PDF: 279.
Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 407.
Senior synonym of Tetramorium dumezi Bolton, 1980: Bolton, 1995b: 407.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in Primary Forest, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in Tropical forest, 1 times found in tropical wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in live stem, 1 times ex Malaise trap, 1 times Canopy cover 80%, 1 times live stem, 1 times litter sample, 1 times ex dead branch above ground, 1 times Canopy, cover 80%.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Malaise, 1 times search, 1 times Canopy fogging, 1 times Can. fog. by night, 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 375 - 1597 meters, 1267 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1971-02-09 and 2017-11-29

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium dumezi: casent0901236; syntype (?) of Tetramorium simillimum isipingense dumezi: casent0904834; syntype of Tetramorium dumezi: casent0909117, rmcaent000017788; type of Tetramorium simillimum r. isipingense var. dumezi: focol2098, focol2099

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