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Species: Tetraponera natalensis obscurata   (Emery, 1895) 

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Tetraponera natalensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Sima natalensis subsp. obscurata Emery, 1895i PDF: 22 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Syntypes: 2w, Cape of Good Hope [as "Capo di Buena Esp."]; CASENT0904031; MCSN AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Arnold, 1916 PDF: 177 (q.m.).
Combination in Tetraponera: Wheeler, 1922j PDF: 799.

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Tetraponera natalensis obscurata. Stilbaai, Western Cape, South Africa; 6 April 2017. Photo and collection by Philip Herbst

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Afrotemperate forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on leaves.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times pooter.

Elevations: collected at 210 m

Collect Date Range: collected on 2016-10-04

Type specimens: syntype of Tetraponera natalensis obscurata: casent0904031

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