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Species: Zasphinctus rufiventris   (Santschi, 1915) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Sphinctomyrmex rufiventris Santschi, 1915c PDF: 244, fig. 1 (m.) BENIN, MALI. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: 6 syntype males. Type-localities: 2 males Benin (“Haut Dahomey”): Djougon, Kouandé (Desanti), 2 males Benin (“Haut Dahomey”): Kika (Ribot), 2 males Mali (“Soudan français”): Sikosso, 1900 (Chevalier). Type-depositories: MNHN, NHMB. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Aethiopopone: Santschi, 1930a PDF: 49.
Combination in Sphinctomyrmex: Brown, 1975 PDF: 33.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Benin, Mali, Nigeria
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collect Date Range: collected on 1970-09-05

Type specimens: syntype of Sphinctomyrmex rufiventris: casent0911272

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