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Species: Tetramorium furtivum   (Arnold, 1956) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Triglyphothrix furtiva Arnold, 1956 PDF: 69, fig. 18 (w.q.) ZIMBABWE. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1985 PDF: 247.
See also: Bolton, 1976 PDF: 325.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Malagasy

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in montane forest, 6 times found in montane rainforest, 5 times found in rainforest, 7 times found in Gallery For., 4 times found in Forest - Montane, 2 times found in primary forest, 1 times found in dry forest, 1 times found in mature swamp forest, 1 times found in miombo woodland, 2 times found in Forest margin - Montane, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times sifted litter, 12 times ex soil, 2 times pitfall trap, 2 times ex root mat,on stone, 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times on treetrunk, 1 times on low vegetation, 2 times ex leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times Winkler, 8 times Winkler Bag, 3 times Pitfall trap, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 25 cup sample transect, 10m, 2 times Digging, 3 times Hand, 3 times Pitfall, 1 times search, 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times Leaf litter, Winkler, 1 times Tamisage, ...

Elevations: collected from 27 - 1739 meters, 914 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1917-05-01 and 2017-11-16

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011714; paratype of Triglyphothrix anubis: casent0911250

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