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Species: Terataner luteus   (Emery, 1899) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Atopomyrmex luteus Emery, 1899d PDF: 477 (w.) CAMEROUN. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Terataner: Emery, 1912b PDF: 103.
See also: Bolton, 1981b PDF: 293.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Terataner luteus   Bolton, B., 1981, A revision of six minor genera of Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region., Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 43, pp. 245-307: 293, (download) 293 6438
Terataner n. gen  Emery, C., 1912, Etudes sur les Myrmicinae., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 56, pp. 94-105: 103-104, (download) 103-104 3855

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in station clearing, forest edge, 5 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in rainforest edge, forest clearing, 4 times found in rainforest, marsh clearing, 1 times found in mature wet forest, 3 times found in Primary forest, 1 times found in rainforest opening, 1 times found in 2nd growth rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 12 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times nest in dead stem, 3 times on low vegetation, 1 times from tree, 1 times on cocoa.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times EC32 sweeping, 1 times search, 3 times Canopy fog, 1 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation.

Elevations: collected from 420 - 2500 meters, 955 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1895-07-01 and 2013-07-08

Type specimens: syntype: casent0102050; type of Atopomyrmex luteus: casent0104610

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